Graduate Program Overview

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a four-years, public school located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $20,495 for New Jersey residents and $33,215 for out-of-state students. It offers 251 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameRutgers University-New Brunswick
TypeFour-years, Public
Address83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ
Graduate School Students14,567 students
3,702 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$20,495
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 251 Graduate Programs
131 Master's, 99 Doctorate, 21 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Jersey residents, the tuition & fees are $20,495 and $33,215 for non-New Jersey residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $758 for New Jersey residents and $1,288 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$758$1,288
Books & Supplies$1,350
Room & Board$13,402 (On-Campus) / $16,870 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,574 (On-Campus) / $6,641 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$38,821$51,541
Off-Campus Total$45,356$58,076
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Rutgers University-New Brunswick offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 251 major areas - 131 Master's (5 online programs), 99 Doctorate (1 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor', 17 Post-Master'. 3,092 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,366 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Physical Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Library Science
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 50,411 students enrolled in Rutgers University-New Brunswick including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 14,567 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,336 male and 9,231 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 8,896 full-time and 5,671 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,702 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 3,108 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students5,336
Women Students9,231
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students8,896
Part-time Students5,671
By race/ethnicity 5,863 White, 1,544 Black, and 2,285 Asian students are attending at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races499
128 students are younger than 22 and 1,564 students are older than 65. The school has 9,691 students aged between 22 and 30 and 3,269 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under128
40 & Over1,564
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Rutgers University-New Brunswick, 3,702 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,108 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment14,652
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,702
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3,108
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses7,842
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,702
New Jersey Resident2,714
Other State In U.S.783
Outside of U.S.205

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