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Good to Know

Rutgers University, officially Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a public land-grant research university consisting of four campuses in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Chartered in 1766, Rutgers was originally called Queen's College, affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church. It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States, the second-oldest in New Jersey (after Princeton University), and one of the nine U.S. colonial colleges that were chartered before the American Revolution.

Fields of Study

  • Applied and Professional Psychology

  • Arts and Sciences

  • Communication and Information

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Environmental and Biological Sciences

  • Fine Arts

  • Management and Labor Relations

  • Planning and Public Policy

  • Social Work

Rankings

55

(National U)

299

(QS World Ranking)

Location

New Brunswick, NJ

Personal Statement

Required

English Proficiency

79

TOEFL

6.5

IELTS

115

DET

Enrollment

48,040

Application Method(s)

Common App

(Freshmen only)

Online App

(Freshmen & Transfers)

Fees

$57,138

Total

$36,001 / $21,137

Tuition / Living

Acceptance Rate

68%

CGPA

3.0

(Transfer)

SAT / ACT

Optional

Scholarship

Pharmacy and Nursing majors need a TOEFL score of 100 or a DET score of 130

Intakes

Fall: August

Spring*: January

*Some programs do not offer Spring admission,

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Deadlines

Freshman

Transfer

Fall:

November 1 (Early Action)

December 1 (Regular)

Spring:

October 1

Fall:

February 1

Spring:

October 1

updated August 2023

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