Rutgers University-Newark

Newark, NJ

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,066
Graduate Enrollment: 3,834
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 77.43%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 34.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,154
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1030 - 1270

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 69.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 51.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 41.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 33.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 20.3%
Black: 18.8%
Hispanic: 32.1%
Asian: 17.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 2.5%
Non-resident alien: 6.8%
Unknown race: 1.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,808
In-State tuition: $15,208
Out-of-State tuition: $32,409

Estimated books and supplies: $1,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,930 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,574 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $16,870 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,574 (2022)

Average Family Income: $75,080 (2017)
Median Family Income: $43,360 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 55.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 37.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $228 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,151
$30k-48k $9,712
$48k-75k $14,504
$75k-110k $21,786
$110k+ $24,347

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 35%
6-year graduation rate: 65%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,033 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 72.8% (2015)
@3 year 77.9% (2017)
@5 year 80.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 57.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 59.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $49,190 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,806 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 38 $21,500 $222 $76,022 ($6,335) $114,399 ($9,533)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 191 $92,531 ($7,711)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 14 $25,000 $249 $55,225 ($4,602) $81,920 ($6,827)
Bachelor's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9 $22,000 $220 $27,908 ($2,326) $43,389 ($3,616)
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 26
First Professional Degree Law. 224
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 23 $25,125 $228 $29,128 ($2,427) $48,386 ($4,032)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9 $370 $48,551 ($4,046)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 16 $32,736 ($2,728) $59,007 ($4,917)
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 159 $24,161 $244 $27,772 ($2,314) $56,996 ($4,750)
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 2 $94,705 ($7,892)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 12 $23,000 $217 $45,895 ($3,825) $77,902 ($6,492)
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 8
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 16 $350 $49,495 ($4,125)
Doctoral Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Master's Degree Public Administration. 143 $545 $53,476 ($4,456) $63,529 ($5,294)
Doctoral Degree Public Administration. 3
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 104 $25,000 $241 $37,301 ($3,108) $46,912 ($3,909)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. 72 $27,000 $281 $38,407 ($3,201) $54,353 ($4,529)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 9 $26,750 $267 $35,895 ($2,991)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 34 $24,965 $241 $51,996 ($4,333) $78,565 ($6,547)
Master's Degree Economics. 8
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 13
Doctoral Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 39 $24,188 $228 $36,292 ($3,024) $53,569 ($4,464)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1 $26,900 $276 $24,636 ($2,053) $54,339 ($4,528)
Master's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 2 $466 $87,989 ($7,332) $114,392 ($9,533)
Master's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 3
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5 $25,000 $229 $32,834 ($2,736) $53,001 ($4,417)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11 $23,250 $204 $40,736 ($3,395) $73,289 ($6,107)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10 $24,830 $255 $35,148 ($2,929)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 7 $26,974 $254 $32,287 ($2,691)
Master's Degree Physics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 203 $25,000 $236 $30,024 ($2,502) $49,641 ($4,137)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 2 $466
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 3 $721 $60,678 ($5,057) $76,924 ($6,410)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 198 $22,431 $209 $34,243 ($2,854) $51,267 ($4,272)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 1 $393 $45,471 ($3,789)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 23 $24,405 $228 $31,737 ($2,645) $49,178 ($4,098)
Doctoral Degree Social Sciences, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2 $23,000 $223 $19,012 ($1,584)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 10 $23,250 $246 $35,575 ($2,965)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 33 $25,975 $239 $27,024 ($2,252) $38,282 ($3,190)
Master's Degree Music. 2 $466 $31,771 ($2,648)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 19 $407 $80,990 ($6,749)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 5 $768 $132,944 ($11,079) $135,095 ($11,258)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 191 $23,250 $225 $56,153 ($4,679) $77,221 ($6,435)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 495 $577 $110,404 ($9,200) $139,453 ($11,621)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 29
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 180 $22,770 $228 $61,739 ($5,145) $78,766 ($6,564)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 156 $412 $72,297 ($6,025) $89,485 ($7,457)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 166 $22,500 $219 $64,571 ($5,381) $86,111 ($7,176)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 54 $22,425 $208 $64,004 ($5,334) $90,954 ($7,580)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 141 $364 $67,414 ($5,618)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 74 $20,731 $207 $47,674 ($3,973) $64,960 ($5,413)
Master's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 21
Bachelor's Degree History. 25 $21,728 $207 $30,939 ($2,578) $49,001 ($4,083)
Master's Degree History. 4 $464 $33,018 ($2,752)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Master's Degree Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 26 $26,000 $244 $32,465 ($2,705) $50,441 ($4,203)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $130,248
Full time faculty: 62%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $165,258,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $220,623,000 (2022)