Rutgers University-Newark

Newark, NJ, USA
3.64 Average Rating

Rutgers University-Newark is a public research university and a campus of the Rutgers system. Rutgers Newark is home to seven colleges granting undergrad degrees in over 40 academic majors. Additionally, the Newark campus hosts research facilities including the National Center for Public Performance, Institute of Jazz Studies, and the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience. For recreation, Rutgers Newark features a soccer field, racquetball courts, and a pool & fitness center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2020 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision December 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2018 December 21, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
93%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
93%
Submitting SAT
Average SAT Composite: 1090
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,768
Total Number of Undergrads
8,551
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
27%
20-39 Students
43%
40-99 Students
23%
100+ Students
5%
0
100
33%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,205
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$14,409
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,717
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,536
Books and Supplies
$1350

Aid & Grants

0
100
58%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
50%
Average Aid Per Year
$13,204
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
50%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,049
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,861

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
49%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,061
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$237
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
19%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Scarlet Raiders
School Colors
Black/Scarlet
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Philadelphia
Washington
San Francisco
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$68,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.64 Average Rating
rutgers newark located in the inner city. small size school. the school has great professors to work with
Ebenezer from Irvington, NJ
Close to everything. Good place to start under grad. the area is not as dangerous as people have been telling me before I come here. Just be aware of what's going around you.
Marina from East Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers-Newark was my first choice for a reason. It's a quaint, well-kept school with a diverse student body, respectable faculty, and is considerably down-to-earth compared to the main campus. It's a good school.
Selorm from Germantown, MD
rutgers-newark is a great small campus school which is a commuters campus that focuses mostly on education, and internships. it is very small classroom size for the most part, and professors are all usually very kind and helpful. the school has a great business school and is one of the best in the state of new jersey.
Steven from East Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers has a lot to offer a transfer student like my self. They have made the transition from community college easy for me. Rutgers is the only school that carries Social work as a major in traveling distance from my home.
Shanna from Bayonne, NJ
Rutgers University is one of the most diverse places Iv ever been in. This place is full of cultural background. You can describe this school as a melting pot. Everyone from all walks of life adhere in this great school.
Christian from newark, NJ

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