Rutgers University-Newark, the anchor educational institution in and of New Jersey's largest city, is a leader in research and scholarship, fostering excellence at the intersection of academic and civic engagement. With an enrollment of more than 12,800 students, its undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs span more than 100 areas of study within seven schools and colleges.

Rutgers University–Newark is one of three universities within the Rutgers system. The others are:

Rutgers University–Camden
Rutgers University–New Brunswick

New York City
New Brunswick

The 2019 Application Is Open




Take Your Next Big Step with RU-N: Apply Today

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Experience the academic excellence that can help you change the world and build community. RU-N welcomes both first year and transfer students to apply now and join us at RU-N, where opportunity meets excellence.

Meet Our RU-N Students

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Here's your chance to get to know our RU-N family. Discover what our students and alumni are saying about their experiences here and the commitment our faculty provides throughout your RU-N journey. Our students are encouraged to succeed and lead in our community.

In Newark, of Newark: Explore Our University


There is loads to explore at Rutgers University–Newark, from the Golden Dome Athletic Center to the state of the art Rutgers Business School, plus the new Express Newark hands-on learning spaces available to students and the community. Join us for a campus tour.

2018 Admitted Student Day Gallery

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Checkout the excitement that filled our campus during our 2018 Admitted Student Day. Students from all over the country flocked here to say YES to Rutgers University-Newark. They obtained an up close and personal view of the RU-N student experience and academic journey. To catch a glimpse, visit our photo gallery.

Honors Living-Learning Community and Honors College


How one university is luring coveted honors students with social justice and much more...

Say YES To Rutgers University-Newark Today


Explore and define what's next for you at Rutgers University-Newark: High school seniors, transfer, and graduate students can ensure their academic options, career choices, and graduate school goals with RU-N. Enroll Today!





Our academic excellence that will help you change the world and build community.

Rutgers-Newark has provided me with the tools and opportunities to grow as a scholar, leader, humanitarian, and role model.
Albert A.
Applied Mathematics and Economics
Our role as professors is to prepare students to succeed not just in the workforce, but as engaged citizens of a democracy.
Dr. Frank Thompson
Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
Public and Nonprofit Administration

Campus Life

Immerse yourself in our student-centered campus life from the first day you set foot on the campus.



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The Value of a Rutgers University–Newark Degree

At Rutgers University-Newark, you can connect your scholarship to the real world.

I received a full Rutgers University-Newark financial aid package, and without it, I would not be in college.
Zeinab S.

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