Graduate Programs Overview

Rutgers University-Newark is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Newark, New Jersey. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $19,704 for New Jersey residents and $32,112 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-two graduate programs: 34 Master's, 18 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,221 students have been conferred Master's degree and 291 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameRutgers University-Newark
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ
Graduate School Students4,286 students
530 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$19,704
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 52 Graduate Programs
34 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Rutgers University-Newark with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Jersey residents, the tuition & fees are $19,704 and $32,112 for non-New Jersey residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $739 for New Jersey residents and $1,256 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$739$1,256
Books & Supplies$1,350
Room & Board$13,929 (On-Campus) / $16,706 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,574 (On-Campus) / $6,641 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$38,557$50,965
Off-Campus Total$44,401$56,809
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Rutgers University-Newark offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 52 major areas - 34 Master's (5 online programs), 16 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Physical Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Physical Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,605 students enrolled in Rutgers University-Newark including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,286 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,194 male and 2,092 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,966 full-time and 2,320 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 530 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 346 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,194
Women Students2,092
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,966
Part-time Students2,320
By race/ethnicity 1,446 White, 466 Black, and 596 Asian students are attending at Rutgers University-Newark. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races80
28 students are younger than 22 and 563 students are older than 65. The school has 2,419 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,276 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under28
40 & Over563
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Rutgers University-Newark, 530 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 346 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,286
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses530
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses346
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,410
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses530
New Jersey Resident0
Other State In U.S.530
Outside of U.S.0

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