Rutgers logo
Undergraduate Admissions
Students walk outside the Newark criminal justice building

Newark Stories

Rutgers University–Newark students, faculty and staff, and alumni share stories and experiences from the campus and community.


Newark student Joshua C

Joshua C.

Business Management

"As a Newark resident, the RU-N to the TOP financial aid program and my Honors Living-Learning Community residential scholarship were key in helping me pursue my Rutgers University–Newark education."

Newark student Chelsea

Chelsea S.

Criminal Justice

“I am passionate about ending police brutality and with my HLLC scholars program, I feel I am making a difference at Rutgers University–Newark and in the local community.”

smiling student wears Rutgers Criminal Justice t-shirt

Jenny E.

Computer Science & Criminal Justice

“This university really fit my lifestyle. I transferred to RU-N after completing my associates degree and received a PTK scholarship...”