Rutgers University, Newark

Newark, NJ

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Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers University, Newark Student Essentials

Rutgers University, Newark Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Scarlet Raiders
Website: www.rutgers.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $12,590
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,910
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 14,219
Year Established: 1908

About Rutgers University, Newark

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
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • 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.

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Rutgers University, Newark Map & Location

Rutgers University, Newark
249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 07102


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Getting Around Rutgers University, Newark

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Newark, NJ

Winter
Dec
44
30
Jan
39
24
Feb
42
27
Spring
Mar
51
34
Apr
62
44
May
72
53
Summer
Jun
82
63
Jul
86
69
Aug
84
68
Fall
Sep
77
60
Oct
65
48
Nov
55
39

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 9,168
Freshman Class 943
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 14,219

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 21%
  • African American: 18%
  • Caucasian: 27%
  • Asian: 22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 21%
African American 18%
Caucasian 27%
Asian 22%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 64%
Graduate 36%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 49%
Men 51%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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