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
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 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 61.00% and yield is 29.00%. 19,317 men and 21,969 women applied to Rutgers and 11,977 men and 13,181 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,713 men and 3,559 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 61.00%62.00%60.00%
Yield 29.00%31.00%27.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 6,585 students (90% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,303 students (18%) 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 750 (75th) and 620 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 98 (75th percentile) and 98 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590680
SAT Math620750
ACT Composite2532
ACT Math2632
ACT English2434
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, 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
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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