Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Newark
Rutgers University-Newark is one of the nation's leading urban public universities for undergraduate, graduate and professional research and studies. The university, the anchor educational institution in and of New Jersey's largest city, is a leader in research and scholarship, fostering excellence at the intersection of academic and civic engagement. Its undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs span more than 100 areas of study within seven schools and colleges. It is an urban, public research university that is not merely in, but of its environment. Rutgers University-Newark’s roots date back to 1908, when the New Jersey Law School first opened its doors. Its students come to Newark from all over the city, the state, the nation, the world, forming the most diverse student body in the U.S. for 18 consecutive years according to U.S. News and World Report. The diversity fosters an exciting community environment where a cross-pollination of cultures, interests, ideas, and backgrounds enriches the graduate student experience, both inside and outside of the classroom.
The university’s seven colleges and schools offer undergraduate majors and graduate professional programs, including many joint degree programs. Learn and grow at a friendly, compact campus community with personal and approachable professors and small class settings. Graduate students in business, law, sciences and humanities can flourish in a true community of learning at one of the nation's leading research and development centers. Business to criminal justice, law to social sciences, arts to public administration, humanities to science, they all converge right here at Rutgers University-Newark, creating opportunities for exceptional learning, preparation for careers, interdisciplinary research, and dual degrees.
Located in the great city of Newark, the state’s largest city and cultural capital it is the premier higher education institution in northern New Jersey.
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