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Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%

About Rutgers Newark

Rutgers University - Newark is a public, state university in the city of Newark, New Jersey. Rutgers Newark was founded in 1908. The college currently enrolls around 11,017 students per year, including 7,513 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Rutgers University - Newark

It is moderately difficult to get into Rutgers Newark. The acceptance rate at Rutgers Newark is 74%. In 2022, 14,935 students applied to Rutgers Newark and 11,043 were admitted.

Rutgers University - Newark Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%

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Rutgers University - Newark is located in the city of Newark, New Jersey, near New York City.

If you want to see Rutgers Newark for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 1, Route 280, New Jersey Turnpike to Newark, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

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College Info

249 University Avenue Newark, NJ 7102

Campus Setting: Urban

Rutgers Newark Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rutgers Newark is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rutgers Newark is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rutgers University - Newark is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Rutgers Newark SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 650


Reading SAT Range

530 - 640

Rutgers Newark Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Rutgers Newark is like? There are approximately 11,017 students enrolled at Rutgers Newark, including 7,513 undergraduate students and 3,504 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NJ and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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