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Rutgers University - Newark is a public institution located in Newark, New Jersey. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$36,057 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

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Rutgers University - Newark Rankings

Rutgers Newark landed the #139 spot in our 2022 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,110 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 44 colleges in New Jersey, it is ranked at #4.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Rutgers Newark has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#69 Best Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#170 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rutgers Newark.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#28 Most Popular Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Management Sciences & Methods Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Rutgers Newark has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations Schools College Factual
#7 Best Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing Schools College Factual
#69 Best Accounting Schools College Factual
#96 Best Schools Grad Degree
#96 Best Business Administration & Management Schools College Factual
#139 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual

Where Is Rutgers University - Newark?


Contact details for Rutgers Newark are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-353-1766

How Do I Get Into Rutgers Newark?

You can apply to Rutgers Newark online at:

Admission Requirements for Rutgers Newark

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Rutgers Newark?

74% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
94% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Rutgers University - Newark is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 94% of students accepted to Rutgers Newark submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 580. Math scores were between 510 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Rutgers University - Newark  ( 500 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Rutgers University - Newark  ( 510 to 590 )
Rutgers Newark received ACT scores from 9% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Rutgers University - Newark  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Rutgers University - Newark  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Rutgers University - Newark  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford Rutgers University - Newark?

$36,057 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Rutgers Newark is $36,057. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Rutgers Newark, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $6,071 a year. That adds up to $24,284 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rutgers Newark is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Rutgers University - Newark Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,974 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,118 undergraduate students at Rutgers Newark, with 7,974 being full-time and 1,144 being part-time.


There are also 4,113 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,974 full-time undergraduates at Rutgers Newark, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rutgers University - Newark students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,417
Black or African American 1,466
Hispanic or Latino 2,385
White 1,608
International Students 688
Other Races/Ethnicities 410

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Rutgers University - Newark. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 118 countries are represented at Rutgers Newark. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Rutgers University - Newark

622 Took All Classes Online
3,096 Took At Least One Class Online
3.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,096 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rutgers Newark has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Rutgers Newark

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University - Newark was $13,597 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $28,987. The following table shows how Rutgers Newark is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Supply Chain Management #19 #25
Accounting #74 #101

Online Growth Rankings of Rutgers Newark

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rutgers University - Newark was 3.8%. This is the #1,411 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rutgers Newark regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rutgers Newark ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rutgers Newark.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Supply Chain Management #114
Accounting #388

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rutgers University - Newark Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Supply Chain Management 0
Finance 0
Business Statistics 0
Management Science 0
Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
General Management Information Systems 0
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 0
General Economics 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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