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Location | Newark
Population | 285,154
Enrollment | 13,231
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment

Term Dates
Fall | 09/05-12/22
Spring | 01/16-05/08

Rutgers University-Newark

Newark, NJ

Ranked highest among schools in the Northeast for the diversity of its students
As R2 research facility and major urban research university
Ranked in the top 20 Best Hispanic-Serving Institutions in America

About This Campus

Rutgers University –Newark (RU-N) is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark—an anchor institution of our home city. We think of anchor institutions as place-based organizations that persist in their communities over generations even in the face of substantial capital flight, serving as social glue, economic engines, or both. At Rutgers, academics are about personal achievement, cutting-edge discovery, and community involvement. We’re a big university with countless opportunities to explore your interests. Here, undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, and lifelong learners alike encounter a diverse array of educational and research opportunities, delivered by world-class faculty. All year long, we host a series of on-campus and virtual events to give you the full Rutgers–Newark experience! 100+ student clubs and organizations 22 fraternities and sororities 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III Athle

Location Information

Newark is the Garden State’s largest metropolis and oldest city. 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. Newark is just 8 short miles from Manhattan and 1 hour from Philadelphia. With all roads and rail lines leading to Newark, it's easy to explore the gorgeous Garden State and beyond!
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Limited
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Unique Academic Programs

  • Video Production - Our program prepares students to be original independent media makers and provides them with diverse production and analytical skills that can be applied to varied careers in an ever-changing media landscape. The Video Program faculty consists of internationally renowned artists with extensive professional and industry experience in television, film, and video art. Within the major, students specialize in either narrative or documentary production and benefit from small classes where they are offered close guidance and mentorship by teachers who work actively in the field. Students in the Video Program utilize state of the art professional HD video cameras, location lighting equipment and sound recording equipment. With its home in Express Newark, the video program boasts state-of-the-art editing facilities with Adobe Creative Cloud editing software and Macintosh computer systems as well as a production studio with green screen. Our students have the opportunity to gain essential practical experience and professional contacts through the internship program which has direct access to a vast range of television, film, and multi-media production companies in northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan region.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, N/A computer or 213.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 7.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 11/28/23

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: None.

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Fee $575 Semester Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: Amount listed represents full academic term for an undergraduate student in the School of Arts and Sciences taking 12 credits per term. For full breakdown of costs please visit the website link and review the 2023-2024 Tuition & Fees by Semester. Tuition and fees for the 2024-2025 year will be posted in July 2024.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 11/28/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus:
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Typical room (residence hall/double occupancy); board; general meal plan; and mandatory fees. Amounts will vary according to school or college and personal choices in academic-year suite, double occupancy at Rutgers–Newark. Board charges are based on 210 meal plan in New Brunswick, Raider meal plan in Newark, and 200 block meal plan in Camden.

Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 11/28/23

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $2741 Year Host Optional

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Rutgers University requires full time and ALL F&J Rutgers Visa sponsored students to waive or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan each semester. The health insurance premium is automatically added to the term bill each semester. Cost for Fall semester only: $1595. Cost for Spring semester only: $1,146

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance


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