Rutgers University – Newark

249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ

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Rutgers University - Newark, a public institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Newark, NJ, it offers an urban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Rutgers University-Newark is nearly twelve thousand per year.

Areas of study available at Rutgers University-Newark include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology
  • Health And Clinical Professions

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most students admitted to Rutgers University-Newark score in a range of 1440 - 1740 on the SAT. Rutgers University - Newark accepts about 50 percent of applicants annually. Of those students admitted, about 16 percent registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found at

The tuition at Rutgers University - Newark varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $14,000 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $27,000 annually. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $8,300 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Rutgers University-Newark Scarlet Raiders participate in several athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Rutgers University – Newark accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Rutgers University – Newark is around 12,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 66% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $65 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $11,000-$13,000
    • Out-of-State: $27,000-$31,930
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $360-$430 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $860-$1,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid81%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$12,590
Receiving Student Loans53%$6,897

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Rutgers University – Newark may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Rutgers University – Newark is approximately 68%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years27%
Graduating in 6 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Rutgers University – Newark is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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