Rutgers Admissions

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $70 for graduate school at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationadmissions.rutgers.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.rutgers.edu/ApplyNow/ApplicationsAndTheBasics.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 60.11% and yield is 28.31%. 19,106 men and 22,242 women applied to Rutgers and 11,557 men and 13,297 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,467 men and 3,569 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants41,34819,10622,242
Admitted24,85411,55713,297
Enrolled7,0363,4673,569
Acceptance Ratio 60.11%60.49%59.78%
Yield 28.31%30.00%26.84%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 6,089 students (87% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,769 students (25%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 680 and 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 730 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 97 (75th percentile) and 97 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590680
SAT Math600730
ACT Composite2531
ACT Math2532
ACT English2434
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Rutgers requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes Rutgers University-New Brunswick application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Rutgers online application page .
Rutgers Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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