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

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2022 Undergraduate Application is Open


Calling all high school seniors and transfer students! Now is the time to apply to Rutgers-Newark for 2022. Admitted students are considered for scholarship awards each year. No separate application is required. So apply today through our Rutgers application portal or via the Coalition application.


Saturdays With Financial Aid At RU-N Virtual Appointments

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The Rutgers-Newark Office of Financial Aid offers prospective students and their families the option to schedule a virtual appointment on certain Saturdays this fall with our financial aid specialists.

Rutgers-Newark Open House 2021 On Demand Experience

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Tap into our Open House On Demand experience. Discover all the information you need to know about Rutgers-Newark to apply for 2022. Features webinars and info spotlights from the Office of Admissions, RU-N Schools, Campus Life, and much more.


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Honors Living-Learning Community

The Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) program is a hub for excellence in education to attract students with a passion and purpose in social justice, humanities, STEM and much more. There are amazing academic program benefits, mentorship, service learning, and a last dollar scholarship support covering room and board for HLLC Scholars. Rutgers-Newark has built a new HLLC residence hall on campus with many living and learning features for the program's student scholars.


Rutgers-Newark Is One of the Most Diverse Universities

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Named the most diverse national university for 20 years in U.S. News & World Report and the #2 Most Diverse College Environment in the Wall Street Journal's College Rankings 2022, Rutgers University-Newark champions people from all walks of life to succeed and lead in our learning community.

RU-N 2022 Application: No Standardized Test Requirements

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Rutgers–Newark no longer requires the submission of SAT and ACT standardized test scores for students applying for spring 2022 and beyond. Please note that the SAT/ACT scores ARE required for students applying to the Accelerated 7-Year BA/MD Rutgers-Newark program.

Say YES To Rutgers-Newark Enroll to Classes in 2022

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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 us.

Rutgers-Newark is a special place where opportunity meets excellence! Hear why our Scarlet Raiders love it so much!


Rutgers COVID-19 Plan 2021-22

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We Are Stronger Together!

Important Update: Please read through our COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Rutgers Students at Rutgers University recently shared an update on COVID-19 planning. Our students' health and safety is our biggest concern and focus in these times. Please check here for our ongoing university pandemic updates. 


In Newark, of Newark: Explore Our Campus


We invite you to take a virtual tour of our campus. Join our Admissions representative and learn loads about Rutgers University–Newark and explore areas like the Golden Dome Athletic Center to the state of the art Rutgers Business School, Paul Robeson Student Center, plus the new Express Newark hands-on learning spaces available to students and the surrounding community. It really is a home away from home.

Meet Our Rutgers-Newark Students

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Here's your chance to get to know our RU-N family from near and far. 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.

Need to learn more, then catch these informative webinars...





The RU-N academic journey will help you build community and change the world.


Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies

Interested in a career in advocacy, social justice, criminal justice, law, research, policy, diversity and inclusion, philanthropy and social responsibility? This new Rutgers-Newark academic program will help you achieve your career goals. The Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies major prepares undergraduate students for citizenship in multicultural and global societies, where justice is a core area of contested thinking.



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 education to real world change.

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