The Newark campus of Rutgers University, one of the country’s most renowned research schools, offers students the opportunity to prepare for their professional career in a community dedicated to leadership, lifelong learning and social responsibility.
Academics are available in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate majors, including:
- Allied Health Technology
- Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
- Geoscience Engineering
- Urban Education
To foster a commitment to civic engagement in each student, Rutgers Newark is actively involved within the Newark community. Throughout the year, Rutgers participates in service day projects like Public Service Day, Job Shadow Day and Community Service Day to help out local nonprofit organizations, Newark families and students.
Fun college life opportunities like public readings, guest lectures, art gallery exhibits or student dance, music or theatre performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center are available at the Newark campus.
To help freshman students bridge the gap from high school to college, Rutgers Newark offers an exclusive First Year Focus Program, which helps incoming students break in to the academic and emotional demands of college life. The program hosts social events, academic workshops, time management seminars and a variety of other activities that will assist students in their professional development.
As a prestigious research university, Rutgers-Newark offers students the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research. Nearly every field has its own research division, including business, law and criminal justice, arts and humanities and science, technology and health.
Undergraduates can begin exploring research opportunities on Rutgers’s Undergraduate Research Day, which allows students to demonstrate their projects from biology to nursing to psychology.
To begin the education of a lifetime, you can apply to Rutgers Newark by submitting an application, personal essay, official high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores. Applications are available on the Newark campus’ admissions website.
Rutgers honors its New Jersey home by offering residents discounted tuition. All students may apply for financial aid by filing a FAFSA.
Quick Facts about Rutgers University, Newark
Large City Setting
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
- Full-Time Undergrad Students
- Freshman Class
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
Gender of Students
- African American
- Unknown and Other
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