Study at Rutgers University NewarkRutgers-Newark, the Newark campus of Rutgers University, was founded in 1935 as the University of Newark. It later merged with Rutgers in 1946, by an act of the New Jersey legislature, to become Rutgers-Newark. The University, which sits on 35 acres, offers a variety of degrees to its students and has the following academic divisions:
The official mascot of Rutgers-Newark is the Scarlet Raider and the sports teams are known as the Rutgers Scarlet Raiders. The college has more than 8 sports teams.
- College of Nursing
- Graduate School–Newark
- Newark College of Arts and Sciences
- Rutgers Business School-Newark
- Rutgers School of Law-Newark
- School of Criminal Justice
- School of Public Affairs and Administration
- University College-Newark
Profile of Rutgers University Newark
Rutgers Newark is in Newark, NJ. Newark is a large city. The school is a public institution. Rutgers Newark issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.
Fields of study in vogue at the school include law and business and management.
Rutgers Newark Selectivity
Not all applicants to Rutgers Newark are accepted. Just 49% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at the school. The top quarter of students at Rutgers Newark scored at least 560 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 500 to 600 in 2007.
The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Rutgers Newark teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.
Approximately 10, 553 students study at the school . Rutgers Newark is particularly welcoming to minority students.
Students participate in New Jersey Athletic Conference athletics.
Rutgers Newark Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||1, 037||business management, accounting, finance, marketing|
|Liberal Arts||309||English, political science, economics, history, international relations, sociology, Spanish language, anthropology, . . . |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||158||registered nursing, nursing science|
|Security and Law Enforcement||155||criminal justice and safety|
|Science||149||biology, chemistry, geology, zoology|
|Family and Social Work||117||public administration, social work|
|Therapy and Counselling||109||psychology|
|Computer Science and Engineering||39||computer and info science, information science|
|Medicine||24||public health, neuroscience|
|Drama and Performing Arts||15||drama|
|Art Studies||14||art studies|
|Mathematics||14||mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics and statistics|
|Conservation and Resource Management||6||environmental science|
|Medical Support and Technology||6||clinical lab tech|
|Religion and Philosophy||6||philosophy|
|Architecture and Planning||2||urban planning|
Contact: Rutgers Newark
Rutgers University Newark
249 University Avenue Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 07102
General Phone: (973) 353-1766
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