Rutgers University Newark GPA, SAT and ACT Data

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Rutgers University Newark GPA, SAT and ACT Graph

Rutgers University Newark GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Admission
Rutgers University Newark GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores for Admission. Data courtesy of Cappex.

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Discussion of Rutgers University Newark's Admissions Standards:

Over a third of all applicants to the Newark campus of Rutgers University will receive a rejection letter. Successful applicants will need grades and standardized test scores that are average or better. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent students who were accepted. Most successful applicants had SAT scores (RW+M) of 1000 or higher, an ACT composite of 20 or higher, and a high school average of a B or higher. You notice that many admitted students had scores and grades well above these lower ranges.

Note also that there are a few red dots (rejected students) and yellow dots (waitlisted students) mixed in with the green and blue in the middle of the graph. This means some students who seemed to be on target for admission to Rutgers Newark did not get in. You can also see that some students were admitted with test scores and grades a little below the norm. This is because Rutgers University at Newark, like all the Rutgers campuses, has holistic admissions and makes decisions based on more than numerical data. All applicants must write an application essay, and you can also strengthen your application by participation in meaningful extracurricular activities. Also, Rutgers takes into consideration the rigor of your high school courses, not just your grades. Rutgers does not require letters of recommendation.

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