Tuition & Fees

$14,085

$30,026

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
59%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
58%
400-499
20%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,631
Declined + 4,804
Total Received 13,435
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Public

8,551

undergraduate students

4,217

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 2765
ACT 2592

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Location

School Facts

Rutgers-Newark, founded in 1908, is one of three regional campuses of Rutgers University, the public research university of the U.S. state of New Jersey, located in the city of Newark. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers Law School, Rutgers Business School, the Graduate School-Newark, and School of Public Affairs & Administration.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,768
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Newark, NJ

51-acre, urban campus in Newark (population: 285,154), seven miles from New York City; branch campuses in Camden and New Brunswick. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to train station and to other transportation and university locations. Public transportation serves campus.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey — Newark
249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102-1896

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
59%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
58%
400-499
20%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,631
Declined + 4,804
Total Received 13,435

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

David Williams
Director of Admissions
P: 973 353-5205
newark@admissions.rutgers.edu

Financial Aid

51%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,928

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,619
Room & board $13,266
Additional fees $2,466
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $28,701
Average Financial Aid - $13,928
Total with Avg. Aid $14,773

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,874,583
State $23,708,708
Institutional $9,018,417
Other external
Total $51,601,708

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,396,627
Other external $838,292
Total $6,234,919
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 973 353-5151
F: 973 353-5057
faidnwk@rci.rutgers.edu

Financial Aid Officer


newark_aid@ofa.rutgers.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Mark Griffin (men's)
Director Of Athletics/recreation
email

Mary Stadelmann (women's)
Associate Director Of Atheltics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Scarlet Raiders
School colors
scarlet and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Africana/Afro-American Studies
Allied Health Technologies
American Studies
Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Art
Behavioral Neuroscience
Behavioral/Neural Sciences
Biological Sciences/Biology
Biology
Botany
Business Administration
Business Management
Central/East European Studies
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Computational Biology
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
English
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Executive M.B.A.
Finance
Financial Analysis
French
Geology
Geoscience Engineering
German
Global Affairs
Health Care Management
History
Human Computer Interaction
Independent Major
Information Systems
Information Technology
Integrative Neuroscience
Italian
Jazz History/Research
Journalism
Law
Liberal Studies
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Peace/Conflict Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Portuguese/Lusophone World Studies
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public/Nonprofit Administration
Puerto Rican Studies
Quantitative Finance
Science/Technology/Society
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Supply Chain Management
Taxation
Theatre Arts/Dramatic Art
Urban Systems
Video Production
Visual Art
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

12,768

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

8,551
students

Female
55%
4,681

Male
45%
3,870

33%

4,217
students

Female
47%
1,962

Male
53%
2,255

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

7,162
students

Female
56%
3,942

Male
44%
3,220

17%

1,389
students

Female
54%
739

Male
46%
650

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 57
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Ecuador
India
Mexico
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


ruinternational@admissions.rutgers.edu

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