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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Newark Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Newark, NJ

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Health Systems Management, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Financial Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Quantitative Finance, Master of Public Administration, Master of Real Estate, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Information Technology

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Dentistry
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Affairs
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Urban Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biopsychology
  • Chemistry
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Law
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Social Psychology
  • Urban Studies

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