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Situated in New Jersey, a crossroads of American enterprise, commerce, and culture, Rutgers has a vitality and vibrancy that springs from its location and a history entwined with that of the nation. Chartered in 1766 and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the university is the only one in the United States that is, at once, a colonial college, a land-grant institution, and a state university. Come join us.

Undergraduate Students

  • Undergraduate Admissions
    Ready to be a part of Rutgers? The website of our admissions office will guide you through the application process.
  • Directory of undergraduate majors
    While you don’t need to declare a major when applying to Rutgers, you may already have an idea of the subject in which you want to concentrate. Chances are we offer that course of study.
  • Apply online

Graduate Students

With more than 200 advanced-degree programs, we teach your subject of interest. Students come to Rutgers from around the globe to conduct research with leading physicians, scientists, and thinkers.

Precollege Programs

Rutgers offers a wide variety of learning opportunities for K-12 students. Prepare academically for college or just explore your interests.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Training certificates to help you advance your career. Degree-credit courses offered with busy schedules in mind. Off-campus classes and online courses. And thousands of opportunities to pursue an interest, from urban design to Little League coach training.

Nontraditional Students

Not everyone heads to college right from high school. Whether you’re returning to school after some time away, pursuing a degree part time, seeking a second undergraduate degree, or entering a nondegree program, Rutgers offers programs and support to help you meet your goals.

Information for Veterans

Veterans enrolling at Rutgers can find support and guidance with their transition to college life.

International Students

Rutgers, one of the most culturally diverse universities in the United States, welcomes applications from academically qualified international students.

Transfer Students


Rutgers is committed to a safe and secure environment. Read our policies and procedures on prohibiting sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, and related misconduct, and learn how to report an incident and seek assistance.

Come visit

The best way to learn about Rutgers is to visit one of our beautiful campuses. See for yourself what a dynamic and accessible place Rutgers is.

Sneak Peek at Campus Life

Want to get a feel for life on Rutgers' campuses before you visit? Simple:

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, age, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, military service, veteran status or any other category covered by law in its admission, programs, activities, or employment matters. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Judy Ryan, Universitywide Title IX Coordinator, University Ethics and Compliance (732-235-5304,; and Lisa Grosskreutz, Director, Office of Employment Equity, University Human Resources (848-932-3980, For further information on the notice of nondiscrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 646-428-3900 or
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Tuition and Fees

As a public university, we strive to keep quality education within reach of academically qualified students.


2017–2018 Basic Tuition
(Costs vary by school and program)

Undergraduate In-State: $11,619
Out-of-State: $27,560