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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 6,545
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 70%
Average Aid Amount $13,022
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,192
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 85%

Financial Aid Information at Rutgers-Newark

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 6,545 students (70% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $13,022. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,192 students (85% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Rutgers University-Newark is $15,208 for New Jersey residents and $32,409 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 6,545 students (70% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $13,022. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Rutgers University-Newark for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Rutgers University-Newark
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid6,54570%$13,022
Pell Grants4,95153%$5,131
Federal Student Loans4,03843%$6,847

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,192 beginning students (85% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,178 students (84% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Rutgers University-Newark.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Rutgers University-Newark
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,19285%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,07277%$14,340
Federal Grants94968%$5,968
Pell Grants86362%$5,480
Other Federal Grants866%$10,869
State/Local Grants86862%$8,314
Institutional Grants47134%$5,289
Student Loans58041%$6,071
Federal Student Loans56941%$4,949
Other Student Loans463%$15,323

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 997 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Rutgers University-Newark. Among them, 314 students have lived on campus and 129 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Rutgers University-Newark
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus338272314
Living Off-Campus with Family480490539
Living Off-Campus without Family68106129

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Rutgers University-Newark
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,086901$12,993,173$11,964
$0 - $30,000440414$7,026,469$15,969
$30,001 - $48,000254236$3,634,895$14,311
$48,001 - $75,000194165$1,806,583$9,312
$75,001 - $110,0009664$407,902$4,249
$110,001 or more10222$117,324$1,150