Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional for students applying for spring or fall 2022 admission.

 
 
 

The charts below indicate the approximate SAT and ACT score ranges and grade-point averages for the middle 50% of students regularly admitted to Rutgers for fall 2021. Please note: "Middle 50%" means that 25% of regularly admitted students exceeded these ranges and 25% of regularly admitted students had scores and grade-point averages below these ranges. Rutgers conducts a holistic review of each student's application that takes into consideration many more factors than test scores and cumulative grade-point average.

Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers-New Brunswick will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional for students applying for spring or fall 2022 admission. More information on the test optional policy and test optional FAQS can be found here.

 

First-Year

School/College

Redesigned SAT score (M+ERW) Redesigned SAT-Math Redesigned SAT-ERW ACT Score High School GPA* High School Percentile Rank

School of Arts and Sciences

1290-1490 650-780 630-730 29-34 3.7-4.1 73-95
Mason Gross School of the Arts
 
1230-1410 600-710 630-710 28-32 3.6-4.1 65-95
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
 
1270-1470 630-760 630-720 29-34 3.7-4.2 74-95
School of Engineering
 
1340-1510 700-780 640-740 31-35 3.8-4.2 76-95
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
 
1370-1510 700-780 660-740 31-35 4.0-4.3 85-95
Rutgers Business School
 
1350-1500 690-780 650-730 30-34 3.8-4.2 79-95

School of Nursing–New Brunswick
 

1280-1450 630-750 640-720 29-32 4.0-4.3 85-96
School of Nursing–Newark
 
1250-1380 620-700 610-670 29-32 4.0-4.2 85-96

*Grade-point average is on a weighted scale from 0 ("F") to 4.5 ("A+").

 

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Transfer

School/College

Cumulative College GPA**

School of Arts and Sciences

3.2-3.8
Mason Gross School of the Arts
 
3.3-3.9
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
 
3.2-3.8
School of Engineering
 
3.5-3.9
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
 
3.6-3.9
Rutgers Business School
 
3.4-3.8

School of Nursing–New Brunswick

3.2-3.7
School of Nursing–Newark
 
N/A
School of Management and Labor Relations 
 
3.0-3.7
Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy 
 
3.0-3.7

**Students transferring from a New Jersey county or community college should visit NJTransfer.org to view recommended courses.

 

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