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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Rutgers - Newark is a highly rated public university located in Newark, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,975 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rutgers - Newark acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Psychology, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Accounting. Graduating 69% of students, Rutgers - Newark alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,300.

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249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 07102
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference

Rutgers University - Newark Rankings

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Rutgers - Newark Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
December 1
SAT Range
1020-1200
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$11,981 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,304 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 79 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 93 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • All
    2%
  • None
    89%
  • Some
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,975 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,344
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 58 responses
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Interesting
    26%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Competitive
    3%
  • Stressed
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 102 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 113 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Diverse
    70%
  • AWESOME
    12%
  • Commuter school
    11%
  • The most diverse campus in the U.S
    6%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 59 responses

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