Strong History. Bright Future
Rutgers is one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most distinguished institutions of higher learning in the nation. Founded in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest university in America, and one of nine Colonial Colleges that include Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. Students entering the Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark program benefit from Rutgers' academic reputation as well as enjoying an intimate city campus only 20 minutes to Manhattan. The school's leadership in New Jersey puts it as the No. 1 public business school in the New York metropolitan area.
High Return on Investment
In addition to a world-renowned faculty and highly ranked academic programs, a distinguishing strength of Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark is an Office of Career Management that equips students with the skills to compete successfully for their dream jobs. In its 2020 Top Value Business Schools, Poets & Quants ranked Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark No. 31 in the nation (as of 2020, there were 528 AACSB-accredited business schools in the United States) based on a net five-year return on investment of $169,768.
Undergraduate Newark students who complete a degree at Rutgers Business School are prepared to enter the workforce as leaders and professionals ready to solve complex problems with business-minded solutions. Students receive a strong foundation in core areas of business (see majors and concentrations below). This, in combination with a specialized career management office and strong corporate partnerships, leads our students to acquire their dream jobs successfully and boosts their return on investment.
Leadership and Management
Management Information Systems
Supply Chain Management
Business of Fashion
Management Science and Information Systems
Supply Chain Management
Preparing the Future Workforce
During the course of their careers at Rutgers Business School, students have opportunities to develop leadership skills, test their knowledge in experiential learning experiences and competitions, and to thrive on a campus that offers diversity, accomplished faculty, and entrepreneurial outlets. High-achieving students may also receive intense career preparation, including the ability to work closely with mentors, in programs such as Road to Wall Street, Women BUILD (Business Undergraduates in Leadership Development), Road to Silicon Valley, and B-STAR (Business Student Transition at Rutgers.) The results of Rutgers Business School's emphasis on career management is reflected in internship and employment rates. In 2019, 56 percent of students had internship experiences and 83.4 percent of seniors reported taking full-time jobs after graduation.
Diverse and Driven Student Community
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark students are ambitious and talented. They are the business leaders of tomorrow. Many go on to rewarding careers at the many Fortune 500 companies in New York and New Jersey, start their own companies, work their way up to hold executive positions in major corporations, or continue their academic career in one of Rutgers Business School's many specialty master's programs. The undergraduate program in Newark gives students a strong and well-built foundation in business, analytics, strategy, and leadership.
Intimate City Campus
Newark students enjoy a tight-knit community on campus in a metropolitan center with international flavor, in the heart of one of the nation's largest city college centers. Newark has been ranked among the top 10 cities for doing business, providing an ideal environment for ambitious leaders of tomorrow. The Newark campus has also been ranked No. 1 in diversity since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report. New York City is 20 minutes away by train, with easy access to NJ Transit trains, Amtrak, and major highways--making the entire business world close at hand.
Strong Mentorship Connections with Corporations and Alumni
Rutgers Business School has become a valuable resource for the New York metropolitan corporate community. RBS corporate partners repeatedly turn to the quality and diversity of Rutgers graduates to meet their innovation goals. Geographically situated in the epicenter of global business, students have access to top executives leading the world's largest corporations. With more than 45,000 alumni around the world, the opportunities for students to connect with Rutgers Business School alumni are endless. Many alumni stay active in the community, coming back to campus for mentoring, lecturing, and student events.
Careers: from Backpack to Briefcase
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark students have access to two comprehensive career offices: our on-site Office of Career Management, and the Rutgers Newark Career Development Center. Both offices strategically collaborate to offer the best
possible support to engage employers and prepare students for today's competitive job market.
Sampling of companies hiring our students:
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Johnson & Johnson