College Deliberately: Rutgers University-Newark

Rutgers University-Newark is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Newark, NJ. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Law and Accounting.

Rutgers University-Newark

place 249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ 07102
phone Phone: (973) 353-1766
web Web: https://www.newark.rutgers.edu/
  • Rutgers University-Newark is also known as:
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – Newark Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1946-01-01 NA
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – Newark Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1996-06-26 2023-12-31
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Student Centeredness

1.9 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Rutgers University-Newark is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 32
Soccer Men’s 30
Soccer Women’s 29

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Tuition for Rutgers University-Newark is in the 42 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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