Rutgers University-New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Write a Review

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in New Jersey. The campus is located in an urban area, in New Brunswick.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 49,577 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 6,268 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 5,892 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 94%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $11,619, and fees were $3,019. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,560 and $3,019 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students49,577
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate94%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 2 0
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 28 miles radius of Rutgers University-New Brunswick

AVTECH Institute of Technology
4 miles away
Kean University
17 miles away
College of Staten Island CUNY
17 miles away
Rutgers University-Newark
22 miles away
Center for Advanced Training and Studies
22 miles away
Merit Technical Institute
23 miles away
The College of New Jersey
24 miles away
New Jersey City University
24 miles away
Thomas Edison State University
26 miles away
CUNY New York City College of Technology
28 miles away

Frequently compared schools

University of Arizona
offers 8 nursing programs
University of California-Davis
offers 5 nursing programs
University of California-Irvine
offers 3 nursing programs
University of California-Los Angeles
offers 8 nursing programs
Purdue University-Main Campus
offers 8 nursing programs
University of Florida
offers 8 nursing programs
University of Iowa
offers 10 nursing programs
Michigan State University
offers 8 nursing programs
University of Kansas
offers 9 nursing programs
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
offers 7 nursing programs

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1993 - 09/30/2009
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
04/01/1994 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1997 - 12/31/2010
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (Rutgers School of Nursing, Women's Health & Nurse-Midwifery)
ACME
03/01/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/29/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/29/2011 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
05/25/2004 - Current

Admission

58%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1190 to 1400
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $70

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$374/credit
In State Students$374/credit
Out of State Students$894/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$702/credit
In State Students$702/credit
Out of State Students$1,194/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $16,830 $16,830 $40,230
ADN 70 $26,180 $26,180 $62,580
BSN 125 $46,750 $46,750 $111,750
FNP 50 $35,100 $35,100 $59,700
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of Rutgers University-New Brunswick's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 27% $4,765
Other Federal Grant 9% $1,455
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $8,075
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 46% $7,971
Federal Student Loans 51% $5,857
Private Loans 5% $17,693

$16,016

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,640
$30,001 to $48,000$13,839
$48,001 to $75,000$20,201
$75,001 to $110,000$26,280
Over $110,000$27,819

Calculate your net price

Student Population

35,641

Undergrads

13,936

Graduates

26,459

Women

23,118

Men

85%

Full-time

15%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
40%
Asian
23%
Hispanic
12%
Non-resident alien
12%
Black/African American
8%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Academics
Professors/Faculty
Clinical
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Website

Find nursing programs near you