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Financial Aid

More than 80% of Rutgers students receive some form of financial aid. Obtaining an undergraduate or advanced degree is an investment in your future, and we’re here to help you explore ways to pay for your education.

Tuition and Fees

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

Costs for Undergraduates
2013–2014 Basic Tuition

(Costs vary by school)

  • In-State: $10,718
  • Out-of-State: $24,742

Additional tuition, student fees, and costs for room and board may apply.

Costs for Graduate Students
Tuition and fees vary based on the Rutgers University–New Brunswick graduate program. Download a PDF that outlines tuition costs and fees for the current academic year.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Cost of Attendance

Financial Aid TV

Financial Aid TV

Tune into Financial Aid TV to learn the ins and outs of paying for college. Short videos take you step-by-step through the financial aid process. Brush up on financial aid lingo and get tips to manage your personal finances. Los videos están disponibles en español. Learn more.

Undergraduate Education: Resources

Office of Financial Aid
What is the FAFSA? What’s work study? What’s an income-based repayment plan? The Office of Financial Aid is here to help you find the resources you need to pay for college. Learn about the financial aid application process, watch Financial Aid TV, get tips for obtaining private loans and scholarships, access work-study job banks, and more.

Financial Aid Info from the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions offers a great introduction to financing your Rutgers education. Learn about tuition and fees, the types of financial aid available, and deadlines, and estimate your college expenses.

Educational Opportunity Fund
In partnership with Rutgers, the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund Program provides access to higher education and support for highly motivated students who exhibit the potential for success, but who come from economically and educationally disadvantaged families and/or communities. Through the program, first-year students can obtain financial assistance, find help transitioning to college life, and get access to tailored academic support.

Financing Your Education [downloadable file]
A primer designed to help you seek aid and decide how to pay for college.

Graduate and Professional Education: Resources

Funding Opportunities
Graduate and Professional Admissions offers information on a variety of external funding and support, merit-based aid, need-based aid, and more.

Universitywide Scholarships and Fellowships
Funding opportunities available to Rutgers graduate students.

School-Specific Scholarships and Fellowships
Specific assistance based on your program of study. For the latest scholarship information, consult advisers in specific departments, schools, or admissions offices.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Costs and aid information. Most students in Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences schools receive some form of financial aid. Explore options by school.

Scholarship Information

Take some time to peruse the scholarship information provided in the following lists for schools, departments, and units throughout Rutgers–New Brunswick. For the latest scholarship information, consult advisers in specific departments, schools, or admissions offices.

Managing Your Student Financial Account

When are term bills due? What is Rutgers’ Federal School Code? For these and all your financial aid and billing questions, visit: