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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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  • Ariel from Somerset, NJ
  • Nov-28-2015 I am a current student here

    I highly recommend prospective students to work hard in getting a high GPA and SAT, so that Rutgers actually offers you some money. Also take advantage of the AP courses and exams, because they can save you from taking electives, and you can sometimes skip courses LIKE EXPOSITORY WRITING. PASS AP ENGLISH LANG OR LIT. AP courses are nothing compared to college classes. Just do it. Attend many events, get to know the people around you and in your major, and have fun. But not too much fun, because I personally study like 20+ hours a week for my classes. You will learn in college that it is not as easy as you think it is. It's only easy if you are a studious student.

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  • Danielle from Wood Ridge, NJ
  • Nov-26-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved in anything and everything that interests you, you won't regret it. Use ratemyprofessor for every class. Get the smallest dining plan and don't be stingy you can always add more, but you can't get your money back!

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  • Joanna
  • Oct-18-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're considering any other colleges, don't look any further. Rutgers has all you need and then some by tenfold, for a reasonable pricetag. While the sheer size of Rutgers is often the deciding factor in why students say no to Rutgers, do not be intimidated. As you get familiarized with the bus system and different campuses, join clubs and make friends, you'll notice you will find familiar faces nearly everywhere you go. Many of my friends regret going to small colleges because the clique aspect is still alive and well in many smaller schools. Well, not here. Everyone is so friendly and willing to adopt you into their friend group. Striking up a conversation with nearly anyone is bound to have favorable results, and with all the clubs and organizations you can join, NOT making friends is virtually impossible. Shy people rejoice! Tips? Challenge yourself academically, be open minded when meeting new people, be kind, and balance work and play in a healthy manner!

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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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