Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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world rank  40

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Established in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of New Brunswick (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Newark, Camden. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 253 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Rutgers also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym Rutgers
Founded 1766
Motto Sol iustitiae et occidentem illustra
Sun of righteousness, shine upon the West also
Colours Scarlet and black

University Location

Address 83 Somerset Street
New Brunswick
08901-1281 New Jersey
United States
Tel +1 (732) 932 1766
Fax +1
Other locations Newark, Camden

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 65 Davidson Road
Piscataway 08854-8097
(732) 445 4636

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's Library
Rutgers University-New Brunswick's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,996,209 physical volumes, 151,832 physical media, 47,548 digital/electronic medium and 748 licensed digital/electronic databases. Rutgers University-New Brunswick's library has 9 branches.
Housing Yes
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 15,941 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council on the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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