The School of Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Linda Costa
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $65

The School of Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,391
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 470
Overall acceptance rate 19.7% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 508 verbal
747 quantitative
3.61 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 509 verbal
771 quantitative
3.63 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
83 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​mech.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-3514
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​biomedical.​rutgers.​edu/​
(732) 445-4500 ext. 6111
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​sol.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-4949
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​civeng.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-2232
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​rutgers.​edu/​
(732) 445-2578
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-3546
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-2577
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​soe.​rutgers.​edu/​bioenvironmental
(732) 932-9800 ext. 6220
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ise.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-3654
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​mse.​rutgers.​edu/​
(732) 445-2159
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mech.​rutgers.​edu
(732) 445-3514
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 931
Master’s (full-time) 206
Master’s (part-time) 230
Ph.D. (full-time) 360
Ph.D. (part-time) 135

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 308
Total master’s graduates 229
International master’s graduates 57.2%
Minority master’s graduates 10.9%
Female master’s graduates 26.2%
Total Ph.D. graduates 79
International Ph.D. graduates 59.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 7.6%
Female Ph.D. graduates 26.6%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 0 N/A
Agricultural 0 N/A
Biomedical 28 10.4%
Chemical 22 10%
Civil 35 11.5%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 57 22.9%
Electrical 33 22.1%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 14 7.4%
Materials 40 5.6%
Mechanical 29 10.1%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 177
Part-time faculty 51
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 9

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $55,500,101
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 140

Engineering School Ranking

#49 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#33 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#42 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#44 in Chemical
#54 in Civil
#35 in Computer Engineering
#51 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#54 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#21 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#30 in Materials
#44 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Overall acceptance rate 19.7% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 756
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.0:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 79
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $55,500,101
Research expenditures per faculty member $334,337
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 5.1%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 931

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 931

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 566
Minority students 13.1%
International students 63.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 365
Minority students 17.8%
International students 45.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jean McDonald-Rash
Financial aid phone (732) 932-7057

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $14,664 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,664 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $611 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $986 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,867 per year
Room and board $11,988
Books and supplies $1,550
Miscellaneous expenses $3,678

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 79
Teaching assistants 138
Research assistants 174
Other appointments 7

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