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Applying to Rutgers

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Acceptance Rate 66.93%
Yield 23.72%
SAT Score 1,295
ACT Score 29
Applicants 41,263

Applying To Rutgers

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 66.93% at Rutgers University-New Brunswick where a total of 41,263 students applied and 27,618 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,295 and the average ACT score is 29. It requires four items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Rutgers.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationhttps://www.rutgers.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.rutgers.edu/apply-rutgers
Acceptance Rate67%
Average Test Scores1,295 SAT / 29 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 66.93% where a total of 41,263 students (19,317 men and 21,946 women) have applied to Rutgers and 27,618 (13,170 men and 14,448 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 3,265 male and 3,286 female students have enrolled into Rutgers and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 23.72%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Rutgers
TotalMenWomen
Applicants41,26319,31721,946
Admitted27,61813,17014,448
Enrolled6,5513,2653,286
Acceptance Rate 66.93% 68.18% 65.83%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 23.72% 24.79% 22.74%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Rutgers, 5,881 applicants (90% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,156 applicants (18%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,295 and the average ACT score is 29 at Rutgers. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,410 and 25th percentile score is 1,180. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 97 and the 25th percentile score is 75. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Rutgers.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Rutgers
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580680
SAT Math600730
ACT Composite2532
ACT Math2531
ACT English2534
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Rutgers University-New Brunswick requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 item(s) (High School Rank, Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Rutgers
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is Semester. Rutgers University-New Brunswick accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Rutgers University-New Brunswick accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training