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Curiosity. Creativity. Problem solving. Discovery. Exploration. 

From neuroscience to criminal justice, climate equity to molecular biology, data science to literature, whether working at the laboratory bench or in close partnership with the community, Rutgers University-Newark researchers tackle challenging issues of urgent local and global importance. 

At a Glance

As a major urban research university with Schools in Arts and Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Law, Public Affairs and Administration, and a Graduate school, we’re known for conducting wide-ranging, innovative, collaborative research. 

Our Carnegie classification, Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 
Research centers and institutes 
$37 Million
Annual sponsored research grants

A Leader in Diverse Research

Work with leading researchers in state-of-the-art facilities or with award-winning scholars across the disciplines. Learn in a mentoring environment.  Start making an impact at one of the nation’s leading research and development institutions.

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Make an Impact

Donor support enables RU-N to invest in top-tier teaching talent, fund off-campus trips and performances, promote diverse cultural initiatives, and connect students with a caliber of hands-on experience they wouldn’t have anywhere else.

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Windows to the World

Libraries open up windows to the world. Peer into any world you can imagine at our main library, which holds 600,000 titles and houses the largest archive of jazz materials anywhere.