Rutgers University

Rutgers University–New Brunswick was founded over 250 years ago and is the eighth oldest institution of New Jersey, and proud member of the Association of American Universities. Today, it remains true to its threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service.

Rutgers students are smart, economically and ethnically diverse, and driven and engaged in the world around them. They achieve both a level of academic scholarship and a mastery of practical skills which earn them prestigious fellowships and the attention of recruiters from major companies and organizations.

With more than 100 majors and 4,000 courses, membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance and our opportunities available to enhance your education.

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Highlights

Location

  • New Brunswick, New Jersey (includes 5 distinct campuses)

  • Rated a top 5 Most Exciting Small City by Movoto Real Estate

  • The New Brunswick train station includes NJ Transit and Amtrak services, facilitating easy travel to NYC, Philadelphia, Newark International Airport, and many other destinations.

  • Close to the world-famous Jersey Shore and home to 2 major research hospitals

Campus

  • Mascot: Scarlet Knight
  • Division 1 sports
  • TOP 30 PUBLIC NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Colleges
  • More than 79% of all Rutgers students receive some type of financial aid
  • University website: www.rutgers.edu
  • International Admissions: admissions.rutgers.edu/International

Be sure to visit the university website for the most up-to-date information about their campus.

Programs

Top Programs for International Students

  • ARTS AND SCIENCES
  • BIOLOGICAL/LIFE SCIENCES
  • BUSINESS
  • COMMUNICATION, INFO TECH AND JOURNALISM
  • ENGINEERING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  • FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS
  • PHARMACY
  • PREPROFESSIONAL STUDIES
  • CAREER PLANNING

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Costs and Scholarships

Undergraduate 

Tuition and fees: $29,500
Total Cost (including living expenses): $42,500 (Must show $50,000 in bank for I-20) Learn more >>
Top Scholarship: $10,000 Learn more >>
Scholarship type: merit and competitive, no need-based aid

Graduate

Varies by Program
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Admission Requirements

What Rutgers is looking for*…

  • Varies by major
  • In general…Grades: “B+” or above average grades
  • Strong grades in math and science
  • SAT or ACT: Required for admission and scholarship consideration
  • English Proficiency: TOFL: 79+ or IELTS: 6.5+
  • Different process for U.S. Citizens Abroad: No

*Check university website for more update info and details

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Connect with Admission Office and Students

Talk to an Admissions Officer

marcoMarco Dinovelli
Director of International Enrollment and Associate Director of Recruitment
Email: dinovelli@admissions.rutgers.edu

Marco has been traveling to India since 2013 and visited 12 cities across the country to meet with future Rutgers students and their families.
Favorite Indian food: Vada Pav

Ask questions about the admission process, scholarship opportunities, and life on campus