State Appropriations

As New Jersey’s state university, Rutgers derives a significant part of its revenue from state appropriations. However, students have paid an increasingly larger share of the costs of a Rutgers education. 

New Jersey Appropriations in Comparison with Other States

When compared to other states, New Jersey funding for higher education is at the middle to low end. New Jersey ranks 33rd in per capita spending on higher education and 42nd when funding for higher education is measured against personal income.