48 months
25598 USD/year
25598 USD/year
14674 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing program of Rutgers University is for students who want to begin a nursing education right after high school.


About the Program

The full-time Nursing program of Rutgers University starts in the fall, and can be taken in Newark, New Brunswick, or Blackwood, NJ. Newark and New Brunswick students enter as freshmen or transfers into the nursing program in the summer before their sophomore year. Blackwood studentsenter as transfers in the summer before their junior year through a partnership with Camden County College.

To receive your bachelor’s degree, you must complete a total of 126 credits, including all of the liberal arts and nursing requirements in the traditional curriculum. When you finish this program, you’ll be prepared to take your RN certification exam (NCLEX) and begin your nursing career. School of Nursing students who take the NCLEX for the first time have a 92% pass rate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Life Span: A Holistic Approach
  • Nutrition
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of the online application form, including self-reported high school grades
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly to Rutgers from the testing agency
  • Paid the current application fee
  • Applicants with a preferred GPA of at least 3.3 out of 4.0 will be given full consideration during the application process.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25598 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12799 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25598 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12799 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7337 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Rutgers University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!