Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark is 11:1, and the school has 22.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark include: Accounting; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Finance, General; and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 86.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required No
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Mathematics
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Accounting 15%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 12%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 9%
Finance, General 9%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 32%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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