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Rutgers University-Newark

Newark, NJ

About This Campus

Rutgers University-Newark, located in New Jersey's largest city, is a leader in research and scholarship, fostering excellence at the intersection of academic and civic engagement. With an enrollment of more than 13,400 students, its undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs span more than 100 areas of study within seven schools and colleges.

Location Information

Newark is the Garden State’s largest metropolis and oldest city, just 8 short miles from Manhattan. Home to America’s first and oldest public park and one of the country’s largest performing arts venues, Newark has the state’s biggest museum and 5th largest cathedral in the U.S., pro sports, fine arts, urban retail, and outdoor adventure offerings.

2020/2021 Placement

Campus Is Currently Not Accepting Students

2021/2022 Placement

Campus Is Currently Not Accepting Students
Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Campus Links

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Fast Facts

Location | Newark
Population | 285,154
Enrollment | 13,400
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/04-12/21
Spring | 01/22-05/15

Campus Diversity

White | 26%
Black | 17%
Hispanic/Latino | 21%
Asian | 16%
Native/1st Nation | 1%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Two or more | 10%
Other | 8%


Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Closed Programs

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: African American Studies, African Studies, Asian Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Graphic Design, Visual Arts

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Journalism and Contemporary Media, Visual Communication Technology

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Economics: Economics

Education: Secondary Education, Urban Education

Engineering: Geoenvironmental Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Information Administration, Health Science

History: History

International Studies: International Studies

Languages: Spanish

Mathematics: Mathematics

Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies

Performing Arts: Music

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Peace Studies, Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of N/A paper, N/A computer or 65.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Plan B
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): N/A
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of N/A.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $903 per semester.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of N/A

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 11% living on campus
  • not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus:
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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