Watch this video profile of Keziah Riddick, a Rutgers-Newark alumna who teaches at Central High School. Her job is all about social justice, she says. “I wanted to ensure that all students have the opportunity to get a quality education and can experience educators who care about them.''
at Rutgers Graduate School-Newark
Mentors at Rutgers-Newark inspired Mi Hyun Yoon to pursue scholarship in Korean American history and raise her voice against hatred and injustice.
at Rutgers Business School
Faculty and students that seemed like family helped Gary Carter develop the leadership skills to launch a corporate career.
at School of Public Affairs and Administration
The diversity of Rutgers-Newark has prepared Mark Steinberg to succeed as a leader in public safety.
Learning can begin at any age, and never has to end. Continuing education is part of Rutgers' mission of improving the lives of New Jersey residents and reinvigorating the state's economy. Whether you’re a professional seeking to add new skills or a student hoping to pick up a few credits, you’ll find a wide selection of courses at Rutgers' locations and online. Flexible schedules fit your lifestyle and offer the ability to explore new possibilities without a major commitment.
Newark by the Numbers
Best Bang for the Buck in the Northeast
Washington Monthly 2022
Top Performer on Social Mobility
U.S. News and World Report, 2022
Best Learning Evironment
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2022
Students receiving financial aid
World-Class Research, Hometown Impact
From climate change to criminal justice, working on society’s problems takes a commitment to research and creativity. As an anchor institution, we tackle local issues that resonate globally through innovative community partnerships and projects.
Express Newark celebrates ”Blues People” by Leroi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka, with an exhibition featuring some of the nation’s leading artists, whose multimedia pieces echo and expand upon the book’s central themes.
Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor will discuss how higher education can be more accessible and effective at preparing students for jobs--especially those who are economically disadvantaged--at a February 22 panel hosted by Schools that Can, a non-profit centering on career readiness.
Find your people, discover your hangs, and you’ll feel at home in a heartbeat. Our campus is big enough that there’s always something happening and small enough so faces feel familiar. And on your doorstep is Newark, a dynamic city at the vanguard of changes sweeping the country.
Campus and Community
When you study at Rutgers-Newark, you’re part of the fabric of Newark. You get all the benefits of living in New Jersey’s largest and most dynamic city—from Arts District openings to valuable internship experiences. And because RU-N is deeply connected with Newark, you’ll also discover this incredibly diverse city through opportunities to make a difference locally.
Health, Wellness and Safety
We are committed to the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of our students. Our team of health care professionals provide comprehensive care from examinations, tests and vaccinations to counseling services for learning disabilities, addiction and more. Additionally, the Rutgers University Police Department patrols our campus and the surrounding neighborhood around the clock, making for a strong safety record.
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion
Diversity is an enduring value and practice at RU-N. It enhances excellence of ideas, innovation, learning, teaching, civic dialogue, and engagement. Building on a strong base of diversity of the diversity of its people, RU-N intends to use diversity evermore as a value that creates new knowledge and partnerships in all that we do, including making space for new voices in our anchor institution partnership work.