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Rutgers University

Rutgers University

406 Penn Street Camden, NJ USA 8102

Rutgers is a public land-grant research university based in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Founded in 1766, Rutgers was originally called Queen’s College. The eighth-oldest college in the United States, Rutgers is also one of the nine U.S. colonial colleges that were chartered before the American Revolution. As a member of one the most elite collegiate associations in America and Canada, the American Association of Universities, Rutgers is nationally known for its health sciences, education, and law schools. Notable alumni include Nobel Prize Laureate Milton Friedman, actress Kristin Davis, and television journalist Natalie Morales.

Ranked 65 nationwide, Rutgers is a selective school. Its acceptance rate is 76%, and a total of 66,000 undergraduates and postgraduates are enrolled. The tuition is $12,536 for in-state students and $29,737 for out-of-state students. Over 150 undergraduate majors and over 150 postgraduate programs are available. Rutgers follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Rutgers spans three campuses: New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark. It also has a separate, world-renowned Biomedical and Health Sciences division. Rutgers offers its students unique experiences, as each one of its campuses vary in size and focus; but wherever they are, students receive a rigorous education. The university is also committed to preserving its integrity as a land-grant institution. It engages faculty and students in cutting-edge research that improves society’s social, economic and environmental well being. When students aren’t studying, they might be participating in intramural sports, cheering on their Scarlet Knights, or participating in over 800 student clubs and organizations.

    • Public
    • Urban



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    • Average high school GPA: 3.73
    • Average SAT score: 1300
    • Average ACT score: 28
    • International students: 11.7%
    • Minority students: 67.1%
    • Women: 54%

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