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Rutgers University - Newark
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  • 4 Year
  • NEWARK, NJ

Report Card

grade A minus
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
    grade B minus
  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 7,974 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rutgers-Newark acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Finance, Psychology, and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Graduating 65% of students, Rutgers-Newark alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,300.

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OFFICE OF GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS ENGELHARD HALL, SUITE 101 190 UNIVERSITY AVENUE
NEWARK, NJ 07102
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
74%
Application Deadline
December 1
SAT Range
1020-1200
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$13,832 / 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
$14,340 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 79 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 96 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,974 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,144
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Interesting
    25%
  • Competitive
    3%
  • Nerdy
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 104 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 115 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Diverse
    68%
  • AWESOME
    13%
  • Commuter school
    10%
  • The most diverse campus in the U.S
    6%
  • Home away from home
    1%
  • Underrated
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
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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