New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University-New Brunswick


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Recent Reviews

Amel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a really nice university, with a little bit of everything for everyone. I attend the Mason Gross School of the Arts, and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a really nice university, with a little bit of everything for everyone. I attend the Mason Gross School of the Arts, and yet I have friends attending many of the other schools in Rutgers. I feel comfortable walking around campus to get a coffee or a bite to eat.

Muskan
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a big school! There are so many people to get to know and there is something for everyone...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a big school! There are so many people to get to know and there is something for everyone since it is very diverse. There are a lot of opportunities to do well academically, network with professionals and to meet other peers. There are a lot of options for on-campus living as well and there are living-learning communities that are recommended for freshmen. The food is pretty good and there are a lot of options to eat. It is a party school so there are parties during the weekends. Academically, the school is pretty good. The professors are reachable if you have any questions or want to meet with them in person. There are soo many classes to choose from when you are registering each semester and the deans are always available to discuss your schedules.

Thi
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers is a large campus with a diverse student body. Teachers encourage the students to do the best they could do and stud...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers is a large campus with a diverse student body. Teachers encourage the students to do the best they could do and students encourage other students to participate in more activities. I love it. It is a very friendly atmosphere that will help me grow into a strong independent women able to change the world.

Milany
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I genuinely think that Rutgers University in New Brunswick is very academic and extremely social. The classes are not easy bu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I genuinely think that Rutgers University in New Brunswick is very academic and extremely social. The classes are not easy but are very informative. Socially, I feel as though everyone can find their group and find a place to fit in. I have found my best friends here at this college. Time management is something that many learn at this school, including myself, which is a very important ability to be used throughout life. Overall, I think this school is amazing.

Kristin
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers is a great school. It is widely known. The area of New Brunswick is a little sketchy, so it is important to be cogn...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers is a great school. It is widely known. The area of New Brunswick is a little sketchy, so it is important to be cognizant of your surroundings, especially at night.

CLAUDIA
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers University is a very good school. It was the only school I applied to because I had no interest in enrolling anywhere...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rutgers University is a very good school. It was the only school I applied to because I had no interest in enrolling anywhere else. I think you get great education for a "fair price." Although tuition is not inexpensive, Rutgers is still a more affordable option when comparing to other Universities. Professors are qualified and passionate about their work. You can also see a lot of diversity, which is great.

Lauren
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Upon first glance, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a sprawling, largely unattractive University with a disorganized bus s...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Upon first glance, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a sprawling, largely unattractive University with a disorganized bus system. But to me, Rutgers immediately felt like home. Your college experience should not be about how long it takes you to get from class to class or how new your dormitory is. Unless you are in the Honors College, your freshman year dorm is probably going to be dated. Following your freshman year, you will experience the Housing Lottery which will probably not get you into great housing until you are a junior or senior. As for dining, Rutgers has a fairly flexible meal plan. You get a certain number of “swipes” per semester which you can use one time at a dining hall or for a specific amount of money at cafes. The dining halls themselves are tolerable but the cafes offer fresh food and much more flexibility in what you can use your swipes for. What makes Rutgers so great are the students. There is always something to do at Rutgers from club events, festivals, and, of course, parties. The students are immensely enthusiastic about everything you can think of from politics to Quidditch. The football team is horrible, but we love to go to the games anyways. There is a place for you at Rutgers, whoever you are. Also, Rutgers has fantastic academics. I received a world-class education at Rutgers and the name has great recognition. I live in Florida now and employers think Rutgers is an Ivy League school. Yes, the class sizes are big especially for Gen Ed class such as psychology, calculus, biology, and chemistry. But once you enter your major-specific classes later, the class sizes become much more manageable. Furthermore, the professors are always open to a conversation and have generally been very helpful. As for the buses, you will get used to them. They can be a pain but it’s all part of the Rutgers experience. Rutgers epitomized the perfect college experience. I made great friends, learned a lot, and did some stupid things along the way. What makes Rutgers so special is not in the bricks and mortar but in the amazing students and experiences. To me, Rutgers will always be home.

Leora
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Rutgers! It might be a big and overwhelming school when you look at it, but when you get there it feels a lot smaller....

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Rutgers! It might be a big and overwhelming school when you look at it, but when you get there it feels a lot smaller. Joining organizations and getting involved on campus (there's always something to do!) makes the college experience as a whole so much better.

Alan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Diversity. If I could sum up Rutgers in one word that would be the one. There is just so much here. From the people, the club...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Diversity. If I could sum up Rutgers in one word that would be the one. There is just so much here. From the people, the clubs, the majors, there is literally nothing you can't do. Here at Rutgers you're going to find people from all walks of life, people who seem to have insane interests and weird hobbies, to those who are as basic as they come. No matter what you're going to find what you're looking for here. There is just so much this place offers, you'll never have to doubt if you're going to fit in. I guarantee you, no matter how weird, how awkward, how scared you are. Rutgers will become your home just how it's become home to 36,000 others.

Michayla
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I think the school is very inclusive and overall great. Of course it has its flaws but the good outweighs the bad! I really e...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think the school is very inclusive and overall great. Of course it has its flaws but the good outweighs the bad! I really enjoy all of the club and sports oppurtunities the school offers. They also provide us with really healthy food alternatives to the traditional dining hall!

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  • 36,168
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $14,372
  • Acceptance rate
  • 57%

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