Why RU-N?

Outstanding Academics and Research

Rutgers University-Newark is one of the nation's leading urban public universities for undergraduate, graduate and professional research and studies. Business to criminal justice, law to social sciences, arts to public administration, humanities to science—they all converge right here at Rutgers University-Newark, creating opportunities for exceptional learning, preparation for careers, interdisciplinary research, and dual degrees.

Diverse Community of Students

Our students come to Newark from all over the city, the state, the nation, the world—forming the most diverse student body in the U.S. for 18 consecutive years according to U.S. News and World Report. Our diversity fosters an exciting community environment where a cross-pollination of cultures, interests, ideas, and backgrounds enriches the graduate student experience, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Prime Location

We are an urban anchor institution in and of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, buzzing with cultural and economic growth. Our students have opportunities for collaboration and research with neighboring institutions, community programs, and businesses right here in Newark. Being just 20 minutes away from NYC also gives our students access to internships and professional networks at the world’s premier organizations and corporations.

Life On and Around Our Campus