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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Doctoral Program in Planning and Public Policy

New Brunswick, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Doctoral Program in Planning and Public Policy is located in New Brunswick, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

100
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
13%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.45%
Black or African American 12.73%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

76
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 41
Male (49)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Housing and community development, land use and transportation, politics and policy analysis, urban and regional economics, international development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Livingston Avenue
Room 202
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Noland
Director
Email: rnoland@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-2859
Fax: 732-932-3714