Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

country rank  33
world rank  39

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University Overview

Established in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of New Brunswick (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Newark, Camden. Officially accredited and/or recognized 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 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 degrees), 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 252 years old 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.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
08901-1281 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (732) 932 1766
F +1
Other locations Newark, Camden

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 65 Davidson Road
Piscataway 08854-8097
+1 (732) 445 4636

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (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

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019