Attention, College and HS Students, Adult Learners: Still Time To Get Ahead, Expand Your Horizons Through Summer Courses at Rutgers-Newark

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Why spend part of your summer sitting in a classroom at Rutgers University, Newark, this summer? There are lots of reasons, depending on who you are. If you are a high school student, you could get a jump on college courses; if you’re an adult interested in career advancement or personal development, a Rutgers summer course is the way to go. If you are already a college student, summer courses can help you graduate early and beat competitors into the job market.  

Whatever the reason, registration is still open for enterprising college and high school students, as well as adult learners, to take advantage of summer courses at Rutgers -Newark, a university that is both internationally recognized and individually focused.

Rutgers in Newark offers both day and evening courses, at the undergraduate and graduate level, in nearly 40 fields of study, ranging from business to economics to social work.  Online courses are available, and most courses are web-enhanced with the Blackboard Course Management System.  The first summer session runs May 29-July 6, and registration remains open. The remaining sessions are July 9-Aug. 15 and May 29-Aug. 15.   Registration deadlines are available online at:  Tuition for summer session is on a per-credit basis; see for details.

Courses are available to visiting students from any college, and to adult learners.  Due to Rutgers’ national reputation visiting students can be confident their courses will transfer to their home institutions.  For high-achieving high school students, the Rutgers-Newark Summer Scholars Program is the ticket to a head-start on college credits and an early exposure to the college experience.

Summer Session classes meet at an average of two -four times per week in small classes on a campus easily accessible by multiple forms of transportation.  All students enrolled in summer session are given full access to campus facilities such as its libraries, the Paul Robeson Campus Center, computer labs, and the Golden Dome Athletic Center, which includes a pool, tennis courts, a 7,000-square-foot fitness center and racquetball courts. 

 For additional information on Summer Sessions at Rutgers in Newark: 973/353-5112, or go to  Media Contact: Summer Sessions, 973/353-5112.



Rutgers-Newark is home to the Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College, the Graduate School-Newark, Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick, the School of Law-Newark, the College of Nursing, the School of Criminal Justice, the School of Public Affairs and Administration, and extensive research and outreach centers, including the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience. Approximately 12,000 students are currently enrolled in a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered at the 38-acre downtown Newark campus.