The Rutgers 2021 application is open. 

Standardized Tests Now Optional for 2021 Applicants

Due to the uncertainty of test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers has made submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional for students applying for 2021 admission.



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One of the Best and a Great Value

Across the nation, Rutgers University–Newark is consistently recognized for our value and our high-demand degree.

  • U.S. News & World Report listed us as one of the Best Colleges among Regional Universities-North.
  • Washington Monthly magazine ranked us a top-tier "Best Bang for the Buck" university.
  • MilitaryTimes magazine named the university the #5 "Best for Vets" school.