Rutgers University – Newark

Address:
249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone:
973-353-1766
Website:
http://www.rutgers.edu
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About Rutgers University – Newark

Rutgers University – Newark is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,307
 Graduate4,194
 Total11,501
GenderFemale53%
 Male47%
Student Age% Under 2556%
 % 25 and Over44%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time65%
 % Part-time35%
Race/Ethnicity% White33.4%
 % Black15.7%
 % Asian20.0%
 % Latino15.4%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown8.2%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal12,632
 % Admitted53%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled13%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800610 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$65
 Graduate Application Fee$65
 In-State Tuition & Fees$12,069
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,531
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid77%
 % Undergraduates with Loans50%
 % Undergraduates with Grants77%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,474
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,653
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$15,584
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,428
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,396
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,016

Neighborhood Data for the Newark Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$35,696
Total Population275,512
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1753.0%47.0%
 Age 18-2452.8%47.2%
 Age 25-2951.6%48.4%
 Age 30-3951.3%48.7%
 40+47.6%52.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White27.1%
 % Black52.5%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino32.6%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,653
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$15,584
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$808
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.7%31.0%10.4%
 $500 to $74920.5%19.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99928.7%33.6%27.9%
 Over $100020.1%16.2%49.8%
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