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Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, NJ 4-Year Public

About Rutgers Newark

Rutgers University - Newark is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Newark, NJ, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1908, Rutgers Newark currently enrolls around 13,231 students a year, including 9,118 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $1,484,381,000. For each full-time student, Rutgers Newark spends about $15,615.

Admissions Facts About Rutgers Newark

Acceptance rate: 74%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: December 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: December 1

Rutgers Newark Acceptance Rate 2021

Rutgers Newark is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 74 percent of all applicants to Rutgers Newark are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Rutgers Newark a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,335 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Rutgers Newark sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Rutgers Newark a good school for YOU?

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All applicants should hear back from Rutgers Newark by December 1.

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College Info

249 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102

Campus Setting: Urban

Rutgers Newark Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rutgers Newark is Dec 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rutgers Newark is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rutgers Newark ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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Rutgers Newark SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

520 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 590

Rutgers Newark Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$30,105

In State

$46,887

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,230
$29,012
Fees
$2,596
$2,596
Housing
$13,929
$13,929
Books
$1,350
$1,350

Student Life

Wondering what life at Rutgers Newark is like? There are approximately 13,605 students enrolled at Rutgers Newark, including 9,319 undergraduate students and 4,286 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NJ and 1% percent of students are from other states.

86%

Full Time

14%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,605

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,826

Out-of-State

$31,608

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 1
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