Rutgers University Newark

Newark, New Jersey


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Rutgers University Newark overview
Location Newark, New Jersey
Online rutgers.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Rutgers University Newark overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Newark, New Jersey, Rutgers University Newark is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,259 prospective students applied, and 8,319 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,326 enrolled in the school.  9,591 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,860 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,886 plus fees of $2,523. Rutgers University-Newark is ranked 391 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1020/1190
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.23
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Rutgers University Newark
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$2,523
Room and Board $13,536
Budget for Other Expenses$3,413
Total One Year Cost$32,708
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Rutgers University Newark
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$2,523
Room and Board $13,536
Budget for Other Expenses$3,413
Total One Year Cost$49,016

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rutgers University Newark students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 36%
Health Professions 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Psychology 10%
Social Sciences 8%

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If you are a student, former student, faculty member or parent, please help guide other prospective students by sharing your personal experiences with this school. What is it really like to go to Rutgers University Newark?

Dec 9, 2015

If you want to pass your classes go to Newark, if you want to have fun and meet people go to New Brunswick

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