Rutgers University-Newark

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,900
2.9% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$16,578
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.14%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
73.9%
14,935 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
11,017
73.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.2%
885 Graduates

About

Rutgers University-Newark is a higher education institution located in Essex County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Rutgers University-Newark were General Business Administration & Management (356 degrees awarded), Accounting (135 degrees), and Public Administration (128 degrees).

In 2022, 3,712 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rutgers University-Newark. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (970 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Newark is $12,900, which is $−17,250 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Newark is $12,900, which is $−17,250 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,578.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Rutgers University-Newark received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,900
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Newark was $12,900. The cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Newark is $−17,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$16,578
2022 Value
45.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Rutgers University-Newark had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,578. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Rutgers University-Newark grew by 45.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,400
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rutgers University-Newark was of $15,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.539% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Rutgers University-Newark received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 19% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.14%
2019 Default Rate
149
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Rutgers University-Newark was 1.14%, which represents 149 out of the 13022 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Rutgers University-Newark received 14,935 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.31% annual growth. Out of those 14,935 applicants, 11,043 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.9% acceptance rate.

There were 11,017 students enrolled at Rutgers University-Newark in 2022. 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rutgers University-Newark has an overall enrollment yield of 11.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
11,043
Accepted Out of 14,935

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rutgers University-Newark was 73.9% (11,043 admissions from 14,935 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.31%, while admissions declined by −1.35%..

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SAT Scores

24%
Submission Percentage (2021)
308
Scores Submitted (2021)

24% of enrolled first-time students at Rutgers University-Newark in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Rutgers University-Newark had a total enrollment of 11,017 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Newark is 8,058 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,959. This means that 73.1% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Newark are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Newark, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 25.2% White, 17.1% Asian, 16.5% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0817% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rutgers University-Newark in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14.6%) and White Male (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (17.4%), followed by White Female (12.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rutgers University-Newark in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,017 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Newark is 8,058 and the part-time enrollment is 2,959. This means that 73.1% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Newark are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Rutgers University-Newark had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,020 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,772 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,885 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Newark is 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, 25.2% White, 17.1% Asian, 16.5% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0817% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 363 students (3.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 372 more women than men received degrees from Rutgers University-Newark. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rutgers University-Newark is white (970 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Rutgers University-Newark is General Business Administration & Management (356 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (135 degrees) and Public Administration (128 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Rutgers University-Newark, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (339 degrees awarded), Legal (225 degrees), and Business (1,881 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark are Accountants & auditors (1,044,676 people), Other managers (813,522 people), Financial managers (503,105 people), Physicians (405,398 people), and Chief executives & legislators (401,888 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (339 degrees awarded), Legal (225 degrees), Business (1,881 degrees), Biology (299 degrees), and Protective Services (212 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark are Public Administration and Social Service (339 degrees awarded), Legal (225 degrees), Business (1,881 degrees), Biology (299 degrees), and Protective Services (212 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (797,616 people), Elementary & secondary schools (710,918 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (614,345 people), Computer Systems Design (555,000 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (526,509 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Newark are Public Administration and Social Service (339 degrees awarded), Legal (225 degrees), Business (1,881 degrees), Biology (299 degrees), and Protective Services (212 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rutgers University-Newark.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 347 degrees awarded
  2. 304 degrees awarded
  3. 249 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rutgers University-Newark was General Finance with 347 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,670
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,042
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,670 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Newark, which is 0.818 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,042).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 273 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Newark in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.23 times more than the 222 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 222 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Newark in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.813 times less than the 273 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Rutgers University-Newark completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Rutgers University-Newark is Female and White (80.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.92% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    970 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    797 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    634 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rutgers University-Newark is white (970 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (797 degrees).

2.72% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    520 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    496 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    450 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Rutgers University-Newark is white male (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (496 degrees).

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Operations

Rutgers University-Newark has an endowment valued at nearly $222M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.87%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Rutgers University-Newark had a total salary expenditure of 495M. Rutgers University-Newark employs 205 Professors, 189 Assistant professors and 155 Associate professors. Most academics at Rutgers University-Newark are Male Professor (133), Male Assistant professor (109), and Male Associate professor (86).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Newark are: Business and Financial Operations, with 221 employees, Service, with 165 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 134 employees.

Endowment

$222M
2022 Endowment
0.452%
growth from 2021

Rutgers University-Newark has an endowment valued at about $222M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Rutgers University-Newark grew 0.452% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $151M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $24.9M - Federal
  2. $3.68M - State
  3. $341k - Local

As of 2022, Rutgers University-Newark received $24.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.68M from state grants and contracts, and $341k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$218M
2022 Salaries
6.34%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Rutgers University-Newark paid a median of $218M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($495M) and a 6.34% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$87.4M
Instructional Salaries
575
Number of Employees

In 2022, Rutgers University-Newark paid a total of $87.4M to 575 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
205 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
221 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Newark were Professor with 205 employees, Assistant professor with 189 employees, and Associate professor with 155 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Newark were Business and Financial Operations with 221 employees, Service with 165 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 134 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Newark was Male Professor with 133 employees, Male Assistant professor with 109 employees, and Male Associate professor with 86 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Rutgers University-Newark.

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