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Rutgers University–Newark

Anchored in Newark, New Jersey

Leveraging its diverse student and faculty population and high-impact scholarship, Rutgers University–Newark is a leading urban research university that cultivates the talent essential to transforming communities and changing the world.

#2
Campus diversity

U.S. News & World Report

65+
Majors and academic programs
40+
Premier research centers
500+
Full-time faculty
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Discover Rutgers University-Newark

City Learning

Just minutes from New York City, the city of Newark is a cornerstone of New Jersey with a strong sense of community that Rutgers–Newark is focused on supporting.

Rutgers–Newark, recognized as an anchor institution in the city, is routinely ranked among the most diverse college campuses in the U.S. and is committed to boundary-crossing scholarship, diverse talent cultivation, and civic engagement.

Athletic field in Newark

Choosing Rutgers–Newark

Delivering exceptional education, a reputation that opens doors, and a lively, diverse campus environment. It’s no wonder why so many choose Rutgers University–Newark

Students choose Rutgers–Newark for its outstanding reputation in academics, civic engagement, renowned faculty, and student success.

 

More than three-quarters of students receive financial aid, making Rutgers–Newark an affordable choice before and after graduation.

From state-of-the-art classroom facilities to great places to socialize and study on campus, there is plenty to explore at Rutgers–Newark.

 

The Graduate School–Newark supports scholarly inquiry and intellectual growth across 25 disciplines such as the arts, humanities, sciences, business, and urban and global studies.
 

The Honors College seeks curious and creative undergraduate students who are eager to develop themselves further by exploring an idea or passion and working with faculty to conduct original research and explore career pathways. 
 

As an anchor institution in Newark, Rutgers is committed to the city’s people and places.
 

Student Life

Make friends, get involved, get fit, try something new. At Rutgers–Newark you’ll find tons of student activities and events to connect you to the campus and the community. Discover student organizations where you can try something you’ve always wanted to, or start your own organization surrounded by new friends with similar interests. 
 

Rutgers students on the Newark campus

Honors Living-Learning Community

A transformational college access program, the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) is focused on identifying promising talent and broadening opportunities for those who have been impacted by systematic inequality.

Honors Living-Learning Community

Housing and Dining

Rutgers–Newark offers traditional dorms, suites, apartments, and dining halls—plus the convenience of being a quick walk away from class.

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Recreation and Wellness

It’s important to take care of yourself. Rutgers–Newark provides an array of health and wellness services for students, including a health center, counseling, health insurance, and more. Stay active by participating in recreation programs designed to enhance your health, wellness, and overall quality of life.

Inside the Golden Dome fitness center in Newark

Athletics

Home of the Scarlet Raiders, Rutgers–Newark competes in several regional athletic conferences at the NCAA Division III level for men’s and women’s sports.

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Rutgers students on the Newark campus
Honors Living-Learning Community
15 Washington Street apartments in Camden
Inside the Golden Dome fitness center in Newark
Scarlet Raiders mascot