Schools and Colleges

Arts and Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences-Newark / University College
Hill Hall/360 MLK Jr. Blvd
Jacqueline Mattis, dean, 973-353-5213

The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark enrolls more than 60 percent of the undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark and is the largest school on campus. With majors in almost 40 fields, the curricula at NCAS combine the advantages of a liberal arts foundation with the specialized training necessary for a specific career. Degrees awarded include the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and the Bachelor of Science.

University College is designed for adult students who have obligations during the day and attend class in the evening or on Saturday. Degrees awarded include the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science.

School of Criminal Justice
Center for Law & Justice/123 Washington St.

Bill McCarty, dean, 973-353-3311 

The School of Criminal Justice is a major national and international center for scholarly research on all aspects of policing, delinquency, crime, and criminal justice administration. This provides a basis for its educational programs that also fulfill public service obligations by helping to address the needs of criminal justice agencies within the city, state, nation, and world.

Rutgers Law School
123 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102
217 North Fifth Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Co-deans: David Lopez, Kimberly Mutcherson  

American Bar Association Approves Merger Creating Rutgers Law School

Rutgers Business School
1 Washington Park
Dr. Lei Lei, dean973-353-5128

Rutgers Business School offers undergraduate and graduate programs that equip graduates with the skills they need to function in today's diverse global business environment. With a focus on a team approach, the curriculum teaches students to critically reason, gather and weigh evidence, and bring an innovative and thoughtful approach to problem solving in real-world business settings.

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Graduate School - Newark
Conklin Hall, Room 241/ 175 University Avenue
Taja-Nia Y. Henderson, JD, PhD
Dean, Graduate School - Newark

The Graduate School-Newark is dedicated to the advancement of scientific and human knowledge in an environment that encourages scholarly inquiry and intellectual growth. Graduate students are expected to develop the analytical and creative skills required for original scholarship, research, and problem solving, as well as a thorough understanding of an academic discipline.

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School of Public Affairs & Administration
111 Washington Street
Center for Urban and Public Service
Charles E. Menifield, dean, 973-353-5253

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) educates and motivates students to choose careers in public service and administration through its innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional and graduate certificate programs. Rutgers SPAA is highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and is accredited by NASPAA – the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, as well as being the first U.S. school to earn full international accreditation from ICAPA – The International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training Programs.

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Undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are offered through Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences