Welcome interested City of Newark students and families!
The Rutgers 2020-21 application is open.
Standardized Tests Now Optional for 2021 Applicants
Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional for students applying for spring or fall 2021 admission.
Learn more about our RU-N to the TOP program
Learn more about our Honors Living-Learning Community
As the anchor educational institution in Newark, NJ, our leadership, faculty, and staff are here to serve you. Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) is eager to have the students from our community apply and attend the university.
This page will highlight applying, special scholarship opportunities, financial aid workshops, plus so much to ensure you get to know the Rutgers University-Newark communnity in an up close and personal way. Partnering with the City of Newark, RU-N wants to ensure local high school and county college students successfully graduate and make a smooth transition to RU-N. There is an excellent opportunity that awaits you at Rutgers University-Newark.
VIRTUAL ADMISSIONS EVENTS
VIRTUAL ADMITTED STUDENT DAY ONLINE EVENT
Rutgers-Newark may be local to our Newark community, but there are so many ways you can get to know our campus and student communty.
RU-N to the TOP Scholarship Program
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 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.
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.