Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the flagship home of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

We are a leading national research university committed to excellence in teaching, innovative research, and service. A member of the Association of American Universities and the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest institution for higher learning in North America with more than 100 majors and five campuses—all in addition to a college town with boutiques, shops, four-star restaurants, and theaters. Rutgers offers convenient access to New York City and Philadelphia and the beautiful beaches of the Jersey Shore.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 60%
  • Average SAT range: 1650-2290
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Agriculture; Anthropology; Archaeology; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Fisheries; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geography; Geology; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Labour/Industrial Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Meteorology; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Oceanography; Pharmacology; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Policy; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Planning; Urban Studies; Veterinary Medicine
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit/talent-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $52,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Women's Rowing; Women's Swimming and Diving; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Wrestling

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