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Rutgers–Newark has been named the most diverse national university in the United States for 16 straight years. Campus diversity gives Rutgers–Newark graduates a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Our career-savvy alumni tell us so.

Discover Rutgers–Newark

Rutgers–Newark is a proud and integral part of Rutgers University bringing excellence in education, research, and opportunity to northern New Jersey for over a century.  Newark is more than a place where our students learn and study, or where our faculty and staff come to work every day; it is our neighborhood...a city whose cultural diversity enriches the educational experience for all.

Rutgers–Newark’s location in the downtown business, education, and cultural arts district gives students all the excitement of a rich urban lifestyle. The Rutgers–Newark campus— residential, and easy to walk — is adjacent to other higher education institutions, making for a dynamic collegiate community.

Choosing an urban university such as Rutgers–Newark is an intellectual adventure. You and your classmates will explore historic neighborhoods, embrace community-based experiential learning, and take full advantage of neighbors like:
  • Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
  • Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium
  • Gateway Complex
  • Military Park
  • Newark Museum
  • Newark Penn Station for a quick train hop to New York City
  • Newark Public Library
  • New Jersey Historical Society
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Prudential Center (concerts and hockey)
  • University Heights Science Park

Undergraduate applicants may apply directly to these Rutgers-Newark schools: