School of Arts and Sciences–Newark

A Remarkable Place

The School of Arts and Science-Newark attracts and cultivates a wide range of talent. Our students receive a world-class educational experience full of remarkable opportunity and diversity. Our faculty have won the highest academic and artistic honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and McArthur Genius awards. Many have received grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, the Whiting Institute and the Mellon Foundation.

Classes offered annually
Undergraduate majors and minors available
Largest school at Rutgers–Newark
Of students receive financial assistance to attend

Includes all Rutgers–Newark schools

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Explore, Discover, Imagine

Rutgers–Newark provides a unique opportunity to learn in an environment constantly lauded as one of the most diverse in the nation. At the School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, this diversity is not only reflected in the student body, but in the wide breadth of academic experiences available and the amazing array of professional and personal opportunities afforded to our undergraduate and graduate students.

Why I Chose Rutgers–Newark

“I chose Rutgers University–Newark because it is the most diverse college campus in the nation. That—coupled with its low in-state tuition, top-notch undergraduate programs, easy transportation to NYC, and many opportunities to grow academically and professionally—made Rutgers–Newark an ideal choice for me.”

Albert Appouh, Applied Mathematics and Economics

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Academic and Research Opportunities

The School of Arts and Sciences–Newark lets you explore your academic interests in a dynamic environment alongside a faculty passionate about teaching and research.

Undergraduate Majors and Minors

Explore the degrees offered in nearly 40 undergraduate fields and a wide complement of minors.

Academic Departments

The school’s 21 departments teach more than 2,000 courses every year in more than 40 subjects.

For Graduate Students

Pursue a professional or advanced degree or certificates in the arts and sciences.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Learn about research fellowships and scholarships for undergraduates.

Research Centers and Institutes

The School of Arts and Sciences–Newark has eight affiliated research centers and institutes.

Spotlight: Honors Programs

As the largest of the schools at Rutgers–Newark, the School of Arts and Sciences–Newark enrolls more than 60 percent of the undergraduate population. Many of these talented students find their way into the various honors programs available on campus, including the Honors College, the Honors Living-Learning Community, and various academic honor societies.

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