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Rutgers University-Newark Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$28,238 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,408 tuition
$13,059 on campus room & board
$1,350 books and supplies
$2,421 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$43,889 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,059 tuition
$13,059 on campus room & board
$1,350 books and supplies
$2,421 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,985 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
53% get federal aid ($5,049 avg)
45% get state aid ($7,789 avg)
41% get institn'l aid ($5,985 avg)
46% get loans ($6,656 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.09% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.95% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,680 68%
Federal Grant Aid $5,049 53%
Pell Grants $4,770 53%
Other Federal Grants $1,419 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,985 41%
State Grant Aid $7,789 45%
Student Loans $6,656 46%
Federal Loans $5,646 45%
Other Loans $13,001 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Rutgers University-Newark offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-1766
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $367
Out of State $878


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Jamie
  • I am a current student here

    There are some professors that are very passionate and extremely smart in their field. There are some very interesting classes. The campus life could be better though.

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  • 5
  • Zain from Hamilton, NJ
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The teachers or mentors could use a better form of engagement with student and try to make a conversation as personal as possible; make the other person feel as if they really care.

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  • 5
  • Ali from Jersey City, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The library provides a tremendous amount of liable and credible and worthy information. There is a program in which you can borrow books free of charge from other libraries. Definitely check out Dana Library.

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  • 5
  • Marina from East Brunswick, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    In-State tuition is so cheap. If you have to pay something on the spot, go argue with them in the financial aid office. My friend was supposed to pay 3000$ last week and when she asked them for support or any additional grants, they gave her 2850$. Buy all your books online from amazon or Be open to the idea of renting.

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