2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is $15,407 for New Jersey residents and $32,189 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for Rutgers is $15,853 for New Jersey residents and $33,122 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.89% for New Jersey residents and increased by 2.90% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 3.60% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 37.40% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are higher than the average amount ($11,912) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($31,914 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$14,974 $31,282$16,119
2019-2020$15,407$32,189$16,700
Change % 2019-20202.89%2.90%3.60%
2020-2021$15,853$33,122$17,302
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $19,983 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $32,391 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at Rutgers is $20,567 for New Jersey residents and $33,320 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 2.92% for New Jersey residents and increased by 2.87% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are much higher than the average amount ($13,650) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,398 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$19,416 $31,488$16,119
2019-2020$19,983$32,391$16,700
Change % 2019-20202.92%2.87%3.60%
2020-2021$20,567$33,320$17,302
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Rutgers.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$383$915
2019-2020$394$942
2020-2021$405$970
Graduate2018-2019$718$1,221
2019-2020$739$1,256
2020-2021$761$1,292
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $48,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $68,100 for Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$48,200$50,600$45,900
7 Years After Graduation$52,800--
8 Years After Graduation$58,000--
9 Years After Graduation$58,700--
10 Years After Graduation$68,100$75,300$61,800

Rutgers 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Rutgers for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $64,259 for New Jersey residents and $134,263 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,666$15,929$16,196$16,468$64,259
Out-of-State$32,731$33,281$33,841$34,410$134,263
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,929$16,196$16,468$16,745$65,339
Out-of-State$33,281$33,841$34,410$34,989$136,522
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$16,196$16,468$16,745$17,026$66,436
Out-of-State$33,841$34,410$34,989$35,578$138,818
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,468$16,745$17,026$17,312$67,552
Out-of-State$34,410$34,989$35,578$36,176$141,153
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$16,745$17,026$17,312$17,603$68,686
Out-of-State$34,989$35,578$36,176$36,785$143,528
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $140,104 for New Jersey residents and $210,107 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
4 years COA at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$34,073$34,700$35,340$35,992$140,104
Out-of-State$51,137$52,052$52,984$53,934$210,107
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$34,700$35,340$35,992$36,657$142,688
Out-of-State$52,052$52,984$53,934$54,901$213,871
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$35,340$35,992$36,657$37,334$145,322
Out-of-State$52,984$53,934$54,901$55,886$217,705
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$35,992$36,657$37,334$38,025$148,008
Out-of-State$53,934$54,901$55,886$56,889$221,610
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$36,657$37,334$38,025$38,730$150,746
Out-of-State$54,901$55,886$56,889$57,912$225,588
Last year, 51 students ( 0.14% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $91,468 for New Jersey residents and $161,471 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$21,914$22,541$23,181$23,833$91,468
Out-of-State$38,978$39,893$40,825$41,775$161,471
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$22,541$23,181$23,833$24,498$94,052
Out-of-State$39,893$40,825$41,775$42,742$165,235
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$23,181$23,833$24,498$25,175$96,686
Out-of-State$40,825$41,775$42,742$43,727$169,069
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,833$24,498$25,175$25,866$99,372
Out-of-State$41,775$42,742$43,727$44,730$172,974
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,498$25,175$25,866$26,571$102,110
Out-of-State$42,742$43,727$44,730$45,753$176,952

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$15,407$1,350$16,700$32,189$1,350 $16,700
Graduate$19,983 $1,350$16,700$32,391 $1,350$16,700


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