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Rutgers Preparatory School

According to information for 2019, an average SAT score made up 1330
Address: 1345 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
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Description Rutgers Preparatory School

  • Established: in 1766
  • Location Rutgers Preparatory School: Somerset, New Jersey, United States
  • Students Age: 14-18 Years
  • Number Students: 399 people
  • Programs: High School Preparation program, American College Bridge program, Kings at Rutgers
  • Type of training: mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence, family (boarding house)
  • Language: English.

Rutgers Preparatory School is one of the oldest private schools in New Jersey, and today this school has the status of one of the most elite American educational institutions. The leadership of the school's main task is the comprehensive preparation of students, as well as the disclosure of their academic and personal potential to the fullest.

The statistics of the successful income of Rutgers graduates is the best confirmation that the school achieves its goals: only in terms of indicators for 2016 the number of graduates of the school enrolled in higher education equals 100%.

Graduates of the Rutgers Preparatory School can easily enter educational institutions on the list of Top 50 best universities in America: Princeton University , Duke University, Cornell University , UC Berkeley, Tufts University, New York University and not only.

Such high rates the school achieves also thanks to its pedagogical staff, where the majority of teaching staff have a doctoral degree.

It should also be noted that the private school Rutgers has a direct relationship to the same-named American university, which occupies the 70th place in the national rating of the country. This close academic relationship gives students a chance to enroll in an institution of higher learning by studying on the American College Bridge program.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Rutgers Preparatory School

Program name
from 28 140 $ / semester

Quick overview of High School Preparation Program:

  • Age: 14-16 years old;
  • Dates: enrollment on January 3, March 27, June 19 or September 4;
  • Duration of the program: from 1 to 4 semesters.

About the educational program: this program helps international students to achieve the required level of admission to the 9th form of the Rutgers school. Here the main task of students is to improve their English.

from 28 140 $ / semester

Brief information:

  • Age: 16-18 years old;
  • Dates to enroll: January 3, March 27, June 19 or September 4;
  • Duration of the program: 3 terms.

About the educational program: This program is suitable for international students, who have not yet decided which specialty and university they will choose. Here pupils will be able:

  • To improve their level of English;
  • To improve knowledge in science and math classes, and also cultural enrichment (Cultural Immersion).

The curriculum of this course is equivalent to the 12th grade of the Rutgers school - after graduating, a place in Rutgers University awaits.

from 8 460 $ / term

Quick overview:

  • Age: 14-18 years old;
  • Dates to enroll: January 3, March 27, June 19 or September 4;
  • Duration of the program: from 1 term.

About the educational course: for international students, the Rutgers School offers this program: Kings at Rutgers is taught at the International Study Center (ISC). This is a kind of adaptation stage that allows students to easily and stressfully immerse themselves in the school atmosphere, get new educational skills within the framework of the current system and, of course, increase their competence with respect to the English language.

Accommodation, housing and food

International students at Rutgers Preparatory School live in modern residences, located 10 minutes by bus. For comfortable accommodation guests are offered 2-bed rooms with all necessary amenities. The corps also has curators who are responsible for monitoring the order and helping students living here.

In addition to the residence, students of the Rutgers school can live in a host family, each of whom is pre-screened and interviewed by the school representatives. In both cases, meals for students will be arranged on a full board (three times a day).

The policy of Rutgers Preparatory School is distinguished by the desire to take care of each of the students, so the conditions for study and living here are created as comfortable as possible.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : art, chemistry, computer design, computer literacy, drama, ecology, English, French, healthy lifestyle, history, maths, modern languages, music, Natural Sciences, physical Culture, physics, Preparing for SAT, psychology, Research project, Spanish, The art of dance, Visual arts,  Cultural studies

Events Rutgers Preparatory School

In addition to the academic program of the students of the Rutgers school, an extra-curricular part of the activities is awaiting - sports and not only.

For example, in their free time on the school grounds, students can visit the local fitness center, and also join one of 30 School teams representing different sports:

  • Football;
  • Basketball;
  • Volleyball;
  • Golf;
  • Tennis;
  • Athletics;
  • Lacrosse;
  • Softball.

For the young people who are keen on creativity, the Rutgers Preparatory School has a theater group, music classes and a photo lab.

On weekends, excursion trips and various recreational activities are organized for pupils of the school - golf, shopping, going to the cinema and much more.


According to 2019 information, the average SAT score is 1330, and the average ACT score is 30.

Equipment Rutgers Preparatory School

The Rutgers Private School occupies a vast area within the city of Somerset and is located in a picturesque location about an hour's drive from New York.

There are sports grounds for football, baseball, tennis courts on the campus of the school , As well as a fitness center. Students also have a library, computer labs and laboratories equipped with the latest technology.

There are several studios and music classes for classes of various arts on campus. Lovers of photography can work in a school photo lab.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Enrollment of students in The Rutgers Preparatory School takes place throughout the school year -  January 3, March 27, June 19 and September 4. The period of study usually lasts from 1 to 4 semesters.

Variants of the educational programs:

  • The Rutgers School on the High School Preparation Program;
  • The American College Bridge program;
  • The Kings at Rutgers preparatory program at the International Study Center.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Air tickets in both directions;
  • Consular fees and visa support;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Pocket expenses.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

In order to become a pupil of the Rutgers school, the teenager will need to take several steps:

  • Complete the questionnaire on the school website;
  • Prepare an extract with grades from the current school;
  • Request advice from two teachers - English and Mathematics;
  • Pass the SSAT test;
  • Complete the interview with the school representative.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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