Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) is among the leading urban research universities in the nation, and is home to the School of Public Affairs and Administration, joint programs with the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences campus at Newark, and extensive research and outreach centers. RU-N, which enrolls more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students on a 38-acre-campus in downtown Newark, is among the nation’s most diverse national universities, with a student body that has no ethnic majority group. Throughout its 100-year-plus history of providing higher education, the university has been an anchor institution in the state’s largest city, working towards the advancement of its citizens and its institutions.
The Rutgers University-Newark campus sits in the heart of Newark's bustling University Heights, a culturally diverse community in the downtown of New Jersey's largest city. It is easily accessible via the region's major thoroughfares and public transportation, just minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport, and a 15-minute train ride from New York City.
Newark is one of the best cities in the country for arts, culture and entertainment:
Newark's reputation for great food and dining is well deserved:
Newark has several accommodation options close to the Rutgers-Newark campus: