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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

83 Somerset St New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1281
Phone: (732) 932-1766
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Located in New Brunswick, NJ
  • Public
  • 38,912 students enrolled
  • 61% admitted
  • $10,718 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • RUNBNursing
  • Oct-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Getting in contact with admissions, financial aid office, etc., is difficult so keep harassing them and calling till they have helped you. If you can commute, do it (unless you can afford dorming) because there is so many things to do and events to go to that you will still make friends and meet people with having a huge debt. Although it is sometimes describes as a safety school, the rigor of the classes might surprise you so don't underestimate the difficulty level.

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  • Victoria Cassagnol
  • Jul-30-2015 I am a current student here

    As prospective student, I would definitely recommend taking AP classes or some form of college level classes. Rutgers is a challenging academic atmosphere in a good way but you should be prepared for the work load. Time management is everything!!! In addition begin financing tuition chargers way ahead of time.I waited to the last minute because I was not educated on taking loans out and it didn't do me well. Also I would suggest to begin a little more independent from parents which is a number one rule for all college students. College is a place where students are extremely independent and must act on their own rational decisions. My last piece of advice is to find an activity during the semester where you can escape from academics and other things that will stress you out. I had a lot of trouble adjusting with being away from home and instead of me joining clubs, I stayed in my dorm. The moment I got involved, I fell in love with my college experience.

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  • Annie from South Jersey
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Know that you want a big school. RU has really big lecture halls especially for the general science classes. My biggest class so far was 442 students. However, if you're a student who will proactively seek help from your professor or are good at establishing a personal connection with your prof, he or she will really appreciate it and will definitely remember you. Also, due to the huge lecture halls, don't be tempted to skip class if you want to succeed; but skipping class is possible.

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  • Tyler from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Because Rutgers is such a large institution, do your best to get involved! Attend the involvement fair to learn about clubs and activities you could be interested in. Also use your first few days before class to get acclimated to the bus system and where things are.

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