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Graduate School–Newark

A Transformative Approach to Graduate Education

The Graduate School at Rutgers University–Newark offers dynamic graduate programs and cutting-edge research opportunities designed to prepare you for success by supporting scholarly inquiry and intellectual growth across academic disciplines ranging from the arts and humanities to STEM, urban and global studies, business, and more.

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Countries represented by a diverse student body
Graduate programs rank in the top 50 nationally

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Student Success: From teacher to student, and back again

Where Cultures, Ideas, and Knowledge Intersect 

Graduate students choose Rutgers–Newark because of the breadth of available degrees and programs available, the cutting-edge research opportunities, and the school’s location in the dynamic city of Newark and the larger tri-state region. Our award-winning faculty are committed to helping you learn and reach your academic and professional goals.

Faculty Spotlight: Ashaki Rouff

"The problems that scientists are trying to solve affect people from all backgrounds from all over the world, so why shouldn’t everyone be participating?” ponders Dr. Ashaki Rouff, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. In her research and teaching, Dr. Rouff exemplifies the inclusive change she wants to see. Rouff, who was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue research in South America, is innovating in the lab and inspiring the next generation of STEM researchers.  

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