Cost of college went up for all students at Rutgers University-Newark


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2018-19 at Rutgers University-Newark, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $14,409 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $324 more than the $14,085 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 113.2 percent more than residents this year, or $30,717. Their price tag grew 2.3 percent from $30,026 in 2017-18.

About 94 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents. About 2 percent are residents of other states and 4 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 85 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 973 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.5 million and 637 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.6 million.

Including all undergraduates (13,451), 6,252 students used grants or scholarships totaling $75.4 million, and 4,438 students took out $32.2 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~12,644
$13,597
$13,829
$14,085
$14,409
6%
Out-of-state
~269
$28,987
$29,480
$30,026
$30,717
6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Rutgers University-Newark in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
806
61%
$4,322,980
$5,363
State / local grant or scholarship
755
57%
$6,136,627
$8,128
Institutional grants or scholarships
520
39%
$3,048,649
$5,863
Grant or scholarship aid total
973
74%
$13,508,256
$13,883
Federal student loans
626
47%
$3,616,349
$5,777
Other student loans
78
6%
$951,905
$12,204
Student loan aid
637
48%
$4,568,254
$7,172
Total student aid
1,123
85%
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