Overview

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. Rutgers has more than 49,000, undergraduate students, more than 19,000+ graduate students,  30 schools and colleges that offer over 150 undergraduate majors and over 200 graduate programs. Rutgers is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Princeton University are the only New Jersey schools in the prestigious Association of American Universities, whose 62 members are North America’s leading research universities.  Situated in New Jersey, a crossroads of American enterprise, commerce, and culture, Rutgers has a vitality and vibrancy that springs from its location and a history entwined with that of the nation. Chartered in 1766 and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the university is the only one in the United States that is, at once, a colonial college, a land-grant institution, and a state university.  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has a wide-spread presence in the state of New Jersey with locations in all 21 New Jersey counties as well as academic and research enterprises around the world.

 

Location & Facilities

RUTGERS, the State University of New Jersey has facilities in three different campuses: RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–NEWARK,, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–NEW BRUNSWICK and RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-CAMDEN.

CAMDEN: In the heart of a major metropolitan area, our location puts you within minutes of everything Camden, Philadelphia, and our region offer. It has the following Colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, The Graduate School, Rutgers Law School, School of Business, School of Nursing, Honors College.

NEWARK: Rutgers University in Newark is on two separate campuses in the city of Newark -- the Rutgers University-Newark Campus and the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark -- Rutgers University: Undergraduate Majors: 40+,Graduate Programs: 50+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.), Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams. Thirty-one buildings, 38 acres of beautifully landscaped open spaces with an urban vibe, and nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students, in the heart of the downtown of New Jersey's largest city. Rutgers University-Newark is all that as well as computer and science labs, smart classrooms, moot courtrooms, libraries, recreational facilities, residence halls, dining rooms, snack bars, and more. Thirty-one buildings seem like a lot; here’s a guide to what’s where. Our seven colleges and schools offer more than 40 undergraduate majors and more than 50 graduate and professional programs, including many joint degree programs.  At Rutgers University-Newark you’ll find: the Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College, the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers School of Law—Newark, Rutgers Business School—Newark and New Brunswick, the Graduate School-Newark, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration. Nursing programs are now offered through Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.). :Brunswick: Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root more than 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers.  ACADEMICS: 17 schools and colleges, including New Jersey’s foremost pharmacy school, More than 100 undergraduate majors.  More than 200 graduate programs and degrees, 19 libraries.  One of the top three philosophy departments in the world.  Only public New Jersey university in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising North America’s 62 leading research universities. Rutgers and Princeton are New Jersey’s only AAU members.  Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities–Highest Research Activity.  The land-grant university of New Jersey.  Member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, a consortium of 14 world-class research universities.  Among its facilities is the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

HOUSING: 2,500 Rutgers–Newark Students Live On Campus, that offers a variety of residence halls, family housing living options and themed floor communities to all students.  Whether you live in a dorm or commute to class, there are plenty of ways to get involved and have fun as a Rutgers University-Newark student. Plus, New York City is just a 20-minute train ride away. As a student at Rutgers University-Newark, you’re not only part of an active student population, you’re also part of one of America’s largest urban college towns.  Want to Live on Campus or Commute to Rutgers University-Newark? dorm life.:2,500+ Students live on campus at Rutgers University-Newark,

85% of our students commute to classes.

 

List of Departments

(Faculties)

First-year undergraduate seminars with leading scholars. Executive M.B.A. learning experiences in Singapore, Beijing, and Shanghai. Groundbreaking health science research that improves the way we live. Whatever subject we explore, in areas as diverse as biostatistics and childhood studies, our academic excellence is built on a core foundation in the arts and sciences.  At Rutgers, academics are about personal achievement, cutting-edge discovery, and community involvement, with students and lifelong learners selecting from a stunningly diverse array of possibilities. Come learn, come discover, come serve others.

At Rutgers, 30 schools and colleges serve students seeking an undergraduate education, professional studies, and graduate degrees, providing personalized courses of study within the breadth of offerings of a major research university.

 

Courses offered

Some schools at Rutgers University–New Brunswick are units of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (indicated by an *) and are listed under both headings. The School of Graduate Studies (indicated by **)—formed in July 2017 from the merger of the Graduate School–New Brunswick and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences—is a unit of both Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

EDWARD J. BLOUSTEIN SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY

ERNEST MARIO SCHOOL OF PHARMACY*

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF APPLIED AND PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

MASON GROSS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL*

RUTGERS BUSINESS SCHOOL–Newark and New Brunswick

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES **

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS *

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH *

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

·       RUTGERS BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Academically aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating with units across the university, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences comprises eight schools and their attendant practices, clinics, centers, and institutes. The schools offer programs at locations throughout the state, including New Brunswick, Newark, Piscataway, Stratford, Scotch Plains, and Blackwood, and, together with select health sciences centers and institutes, create tremendous opportunities for research and collaboration. The School of Graduate Studies (indicated by an *)—formed in July 2017 from the merger of the Graduate School–New Brunswick and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences—is a unit of both Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

ERNEST MARIO SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL

RUTGERS SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES *

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

+SCHOOL OF NURSING (NEWARK AND NEW BRUNSWICK)

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

·       RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–NEWARK

THE SCHOOL OF NURSING, with facilities at Rutgers University–Newark and Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is a unit of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and is listed under all three headings.

NEWARK COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

RUTGERS BUSINESS SCHOOL–NEWARK AND NEW BRUNSWICK

RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL

SCHOOL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SCHOOL OF NURSING (NEWARK AND NEW BRUNSWICK)

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE–NEWARK

·       RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–CAMDEN:

CAMDEN COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS–CAMDEN

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE–CAMDEN

UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMICS: RUTGERS offers more than 150 MAJOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS of study and an academic excellence rooted in the ARTS and SCIENCES.  At Rutgers, students have the chance to learn from leading scholars, scientists, physicians, and creative artists.: Rutgers offers traditional liberal arts majors (think French, mathematics, and philosophy) and builds on a core foundation in the arts and sciences with professional school programs (everything from biomedical engineering to theater arts) as well as plenty of specialized programs, courses of study, and opportunities to conduct original research. Our undergraduate schools and colleges are dedicated to exploring the full range of the human experience. Our liberal arts institutions instill an academic excellence built on a core foundation in the arts and sciences, and our professional schools prepare graduates to excel in specialized areas.

The Full Spectrum of Academic Endeavor: Rutgers offers traditional liberal arts majors (think French, mathematics, and philosophy) and builds on a core foundation in the arts and sciences with professional school programs (everything from biomedical engineering to theater arts) as well as plenty of specialized programs, courses of study, and opportunities to conduct original research. Major Courses of Study: You’ll have plenty at Rutgers, including more than 150 major programs of study. Looking to delve into more than one field? Then think about a minor. Among the challenging and innovative minors available are programs in equine science; women’s studies; Hungarian; and even national security, intelligence, and counterterrorism studies. STUDY ABROAD: Undergraduates have the chance to participate in a Rutgers Global study abroad program at a wide range of destinations from Italy to Thailand, Kenya to Peru.

MAJORS: Some examples, request more information from the university:: Accounting, Africana Studies, African American and African Studies, Allied Health Technologies, Animal Science, Anthropology, Evolutionary, Art History, Art/ Visual Arts (BA), Art Visual Arts (BFA), Art/Graphic Design, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Bioenvironmental engineering, Biological Sciences, Biology, Aerospace Engineering,, African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures, <Agriculture and Food Systems, American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Sciences Engineering, Art, History,

GRADUATE ACADEMICS: With more than 19,000 graduate and professional students from around the world, Rutgers is a leading public research university with graduate programs and professional schools throughout New Jersey. Mentoring. Collaboration. Innovation. Advanced Study: Rutgers is home to some of the world’s foremost graduate programs and research centers with specializations in areas as diverse as microbiology, jazz, food science, spinal cord injury, printmaking, autism, regenerative medicine, marine and coastal sciences, macromolecular structures, turfgrass science, philosophy, theatrical fight choreography, dentistry, and women’s history. SCHOOLS with GRADUATE PROGRAMS: Graduate programs are offered at schools in New Brunswick, Newark, Camden and additional locations across the state.  Hubs of Innovation and Discovery: At Rutgers, nearly 300 specialized research centers and institutes provide lively forums for graduate students to engage in research projects with leading scholars. From the Center for Women and Work to the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, students engage in unique, often interdisciplinary, projects at the forefront of their fields.  PROGRAMS OF STUDY: Rutgers offers more than 200 graduate programs of study in 27 schools on campuses in New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark. Our students, who include first-time graduate students, professionals, and adults returning to school, pursue master’s degrees, doctoral degrees, professional credit, certificates, or non-degree study. We offer programs in a variety of areas including:

Arts, Allied Health Sciences, Business, Communication, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Life Sciences, Management and Labor Relations, Nursing,, Pharmacy, Professional Credit, Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Work.  Interested in Business, Law, or Health Sciences? You can get more information about pursuing a degree and apply to these programs, from Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, School of Business–Camden, School of Law–Newark, School of Law–Camden, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

LOCATION and CAMPUS:

HOUSING

TUITION AND FEES: As a public university, we strive to keep quality education within reach of academically qualified students. Costs for Undergraduates 2017–2018 Basic Tuition, (Costs vary by school and program): Undergraduate In-State: $11,619, Out-of-State: $27,560; Tuition and fees vary based on school affiliation, campus, and program. Enquire with the University the tuition rates for your student level and campus: Example

GRADUATE SCHOOLS: 2017-2018 TUITION AND FEES BY SEMESTER

 FINANCIAL AID , GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS: Inquire about scholarships, sources of aid, and how to apply for loans, grants, and other forms of assistance and free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fellowships. &nbsp;. &nbsp;&nbsp;Inquire about: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Download an application for federal student aid.  Graduates: &nbsp;A majority of full-time graduate students receive some financial aid and most full-time doctoral students receive full support. The level of support often is dependent upon the specific graduate program and your degree status. There are three forms of financial assistance available to graduate students: merit-based, need-based, and non-need based aid. Fellowships: the &nbsp;Bunche, Eagleton, IGERT and GAANN Awards  University wide Scholarships and Fellowships, available to Rutgers graduate students.: School-Specific Scholarships and Fellowships: Find specific assistance based on your program of study. Most students in Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences schools receive some form of financial aid and explore options by school.

FINANCIAL AID , GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS: Inquire about scholarships, sources of aid, and how to apply for loans, grants, and other forms of assistance and free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fellowships.  .   Inquire about: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Download an application for federal student aid.

Graduates:  A majority of full-time graduate students receive some financial aid and most full-time doctoral students receive full support. The level of support often is dependent upon the specific graduate program and your degree status. There are three forms of financial assistance available to graduate students: merit-based, need-based, and non-need based aid. Fellowships: the  Bunche, Eagleton, IGERT and GAANN Awards

University wide Scholarships and Fellowships, available to Rutgers graduate students.: School-Specific Scholarships and Fellowships: Find specific assistance based on your program of study. Most students in Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences schools receive some form of financial aid and explore options by school.

 

Intake

Check with your unit as the calendar may differ.  FALL SEMESTER begins first week of September, and SPRING SEMESTER mid January.

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