Rutgers University in Newark spans two campuses -- the Rutgers University-Newark Campus and the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark -- in the midst of New Jersey’s largest city. More than 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend classes in Newark’s downtown area and University Heights district -- home to three public higher education institutions: Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Essex County College.
Newark is also a vital center for business, government, arts and culture. We encourage you to experience the Rutgers-Newark Campus and the city of Newark firsthand. In addition to browsing through the various pages of our website, sample the buzz by taking a tour of the Rutgers-Newark Campus. You’ll love what you see!
Explore more of the city of Newark on these pages:
- Exploring Cafes and Culture in Downtown Newark, The New York Times
- Goodbye, Newark, the Place Roth Never Left, The New York Times
- Road Trip! Destination: Newark, TribLive: Lifestyles
- Newark: History, TripAdvisor
- With Help from Others, Newark is Building for Business, The New York Times
- In Newark, Housing for Artists and Others, The New York Times
- Insider Cityscape: Newark? Yes, Newark, Travel + Leisure
- Newark, NJ, Yahoo! Travel
- Newark's Historic Military Park Undergoing a Revival Benefiting Surrounding Businesses and College Students
To learn more about the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark, visit http://rbhs.rutgers.edu/.
Have any questions?
Call the information desk at 973-353-1766.
Professor and Official Newark Historian Clement Price, who is also a longtime resident of the city, recommends visiting these landmarks in Newark.
Check back for the date of the Fall Open House.
Newark's reputation for great food and dining is well deserved. Here are just a few choices on and near campus.
Looking for a place to stay in the city? Newark has several options close to the Rutgers-Newark campus.
Choose your interest - classical, pop, jazz, opera, ballet or modern dance... American, European, Tibetan or African art... parks, history, architecture, theater... it's all here or just a short walk from campus.
Tour Newark with Professor Clement Price in this award-winning documentary.
Joined Rutgers: 1946
Campus Size: 38 acres, 33 buildings
Chancellor: Nancy Cantor
Provost: Todd Clear
Undergraduate Majors: 40+
Graduate Programs: 50+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.)
Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams
Enrollment (fall 2013)
Full-time Faculty: 585
Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 99%
Full-time Staff: 770
Male/Female Ratio: 50:50
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Nations Represented: 100+
On-campus Residents: 1,280
Basic Type: Research Universities (high research activity)
Special Classification: Community Engagement