Admissions Information

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $70 for graduate school at Rutgers University-Newark. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationhttps://www.rutgers.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.newark.rutgers.edu/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 77.00% and the yield is 12.00%. 6,502 men and 7,954 women applied to Rutgers-Newark and 4,877 men and 6,363 women students were accepted. Among them, 634 men and 636 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants14,4566,5027,954
Admitted11,1314,8776,363
Enrolled1,336634636
Acceptance Rate 77.00%75.01%80.00%
Yield 12.00%13.00%10.00%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 308 students (24% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 27 students (2%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and the 25th percentile is 510. The SAT Math score is 650 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 21 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510620
SAT Math520650
ACT Composite2128
ACT Math2127
ACT English2129
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Rutgers University-Newark are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,154, ACT: 67 - public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Rutgers University-Newark.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Rutgers-Newark 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 ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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