Newark (New Jersey) is home to several highly acclaimed colleges such as the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Essex County College. However, Rutgers University has been rated by many as one of the best educational institutions in Newark.
One of the 3 regional campuses of the Rutgers University, the public educational institute of Rutgers-Newark is spread across an area of 38 acres with an approximate of 31 buildings on site. The university is strategically located near the commercial area of the city, and is also easily accessible via mass transit such as rail and bus stations. The campus is home to 7 professional schools – University College, Graduate School (Newark), Rutgers School of Law, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Newark College of Arts and Sciences, School of Criminal Justice and Rutgers Business School (Newark and New Brunswick), all of which grant graduate and other degrees.
The Newark College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS) is most popular school at campus, with an average of about 60% of total students enrolling and graduating from here. It is also the largest school on campus. Masters as well as doctoral degrees in Public Administration are offered by the highly rated School of Public Affairs and administration.
The Rutgers Law School is one of the oldest law schools in New Jersey. It is committed to pro bono activities and several clinics, making it one of the most promising schools for students aspiring for a future in this field. Several New Jersey Supreme Court Justices, US Senators and Congressmen are graduates of this prestigious school.
Rutgers Business School (Newark and New Brunswick) has received accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International and is highly acclaimed by many including The Wall Street Journal and Business Week. It offers various degrees in management including MBAs (Masters in Business Administration).
The faculty at Rutgers – Newark consists of more than 500 full time members, almost all of whom hold doctorate degrees of their own. A number of faculty members are holders of prestigious honors such as the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun. Students enrolling here have the lifetime opportunity to learn from some of the best people in their respective fields. They can develop leadership qualities of their own by watching and learning from these high achievers.
Though there are residential facilities available at the campus, students are not mandatorily required to live there. They can do so only if they choose to. There are scores of clubs and organisations of varied interest for students to indulge in recreational purposes. Sports matches are also organised periodically against fellow-member schools. Smart classrooms, science and computer labs, libraries and moot (mock) courtrooms are found aplenty. There are also recreational facilities, and top class dining areas as well as snack bars for students.
So if you’re thinking of enrolling in a school that offers these courses, chooses Rutgers without a second thought and experience learning in a way you like never did before.