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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The 2020 Rutgers fall application is open.

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Apply Today to Rutgers-Newark - Our Applications are Open


Calling all high school seniors and transfer students - now is the time to apply to Rutgers-Newark. 2020 is your year to apply and our undergraduate applications are open. We welcome all students to embark upon this world-class educational journey with us at RU-N. Our community welcomes you. Complete your application here.

Financial Aid Webinar: For Students and Parents, check it out here


Admissions Financial Aid Webinar: For Students and Parents,  provides an informative discussion from our expert team on RU-N’s financial aid programs, procedures, eligibility, deadlines, and student resources to help you pay for college. Plus here about tips on completing your FAFSA application.


RU-N to the TOP Scholarship Program - City of Newark Residents


Find out if you qualify for the university's Rutgers University–Newark Talent and Opportunity Program scholarship for undergraduate students who are residents of the city of Newark and or a NJ County College Transfer student. The RU-N to the TOP scholarship provides a “last-dollar” award. This award covers the cost of in-state tuition and mandatory fees. To learn more, click here.

Say YES To Rutgers University-Newark- Enroll 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 us. Enroll Today!

RU-N's Meet the Deans Webinar: Our Schools & Academic Programs


Checkout our Office of Admissions “Meet the Deans” Webinar. It features our academic deans from each RU-N school or college discussing their core programs, student services, career pathways, internships, and valuable access to our renowned faculty. Don't miss this engaging session with our education gatekeepers.

Honors Living-Learning Community


The Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) is a hub for excellence in education attracting coveted honors students with a passion and purpose in social justice, humanities, STEM and much more. Check it out and see if it’s for you.  There are amazing academic program benefits, mentorship, service learning, and a last dollar scholarship support covering room and board for HLLC Scholars. Apply today.

RU-N Welcomes Transfer Students Every Day - Apply Now

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Experience a smooth transition - when you tramsfer to Rutgers University-Newark. Ongoing transfer advisory support, application  workshops, transfer instant decision days, transcript evaluation, easy registration process, affordable education with scholarship and financial aid options and constant career development support.  Make RU-N your new home!

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.





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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