Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$14,826

$31,608

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
58%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
58%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,873
Declined 3,859
Total Received 13,732
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Public

9,319

undergraduate students

4,286

graduate students

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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 state of New Jersey, located in the city of Newark.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,605
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

106-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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Rutgers Day
  • Cultural Events
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
58%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
58%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,873
Declined 3,859
Total Received 13,732

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,523

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,230
Room & board $13,929
Additional fees $2,596
Books & supplies $1,350
Other fees $3,625
Total $33,730
Average Financial Aid - $5,523
Total with Avg. Aid $28,207
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Racquetball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Racquetball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Legal Studies, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,605

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

9,319
students

Female
57%
5,277

Male
43%
4,042

32%

4,286
students

Female
49%
2,092

Male
51%
2,194

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

7,975
students

Female
57%
4,519

Male
43%
3,456

15%

1,344
students

Female
57%
758

Male
43%
586

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 24%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
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

1,217

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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