Profile: Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences

Fast Facts

On Campus:85%
  • Fall 09/01-12/22
  • Spring 01/29-05/11

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

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Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

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Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Diversity
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Campus Profile

Chartered as one of the original "colonial colleges" by King George III in 1766 and originally named "Queen's College, Rutgers is the eighth oldest in the nation. While the University has developed into a major research and graduate studies institution, Rutgers maintains a tradition of commitment to undergraduate education. The School of Arts and Sciences is the undergraduate school for liberal arts and sciences on the Rutgers-New Brunswick/Piscataway campus. Rutgers is the largest state university in New Jersey and one of the top-ranked public universities nationwide. With more than 800 faculty and over 70 different majors, the School of Arts and Sciences brings excellence in teaching to a world-class research institution.

Campus Location - Rutgers is located in the heart of central New Jersey. We have all the local amenities you would expect to find in a city, and we are within easy commuting distance of New York City.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Caribbean Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), Cinema and Cultural Studies, East Asian Literature/Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Jewish Studies, Judaic Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture, Puerto Rican Studies, Russian Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art History, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Entomology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Business: Human Resource Management, Labor Studies

Chemistry: Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geology, Meteorology

Economics: Economics

Education: Educational Studies

English: Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Sciences

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: African Languages, Arabic (some courses), Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese (some courses), Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Planning

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Public Health

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Marine Sciences: Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Oceanography

Mathematics: Biomathematics/Biometrics, Mathematics, Statistics

Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Naval ROTC

Performing Arts: Modern Dance, Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religion

Physics: Applied Physics, Astrophysics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Policy Studies

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Closed Programs
accounting, business analytics, communication, criminal justice, dance, engineering, exercise science, finance, food science, information technology and informatics, journalism/mass media, management, marketing, medical technology,music performance, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, social work, supply chain management, theater arts(BFA), urban planning, visual arts (BFA), all study abroad programs.

chemistry, computer science, economics, all life sciences, visual arts, theater, entomology, meteorology

Notable Academic Programs
Public Policy Studies

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/21/2016.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $75 Year Plan A Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $200 Year Plan A Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance: $375 Year Plan A Optional

Important Notes: Waiver of Health Insurance Fee requires proof of insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 002629

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
Students should NOT plan on finding off-campus housing. Rentals are expensive and difficult to find in the New Brunswick area.

Meal Plans Per Semester

Notes About Meal Plans
The meal plan is required for on-campus housing.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.