Rutgers Newark is on a 106-acre campus in the urban setting of Newark, New Jersey, not far from New York City.
Rutgers Newark has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Rutgers Newark has fraternities and sororities.
Rutgers Newark students' favorite campus events are Homecoming and Rutgers Day.
This table offers information on housing at Rutgers Newark.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||13%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||87%|
Rutgers Newark offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Rutgers Newark students live off campus. In 2022, 13% of undergrads at Rutgers Newark lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Rutgers Newark. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Rutgers Newark offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Rutgers Newark there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rutgers Newark:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Rutgers University - Newark is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Rutgers Newark campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Rutgers Newark offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Rutgers Newark, take Route 1, Route 280, New Jersey Turnpike to Newark, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Rutgers Newark's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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