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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at Rutgers University - Newark

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Neurobiology & Neurosciences at Rutgers University - Newark

If you plan to study neurobiology and neurosciences, take a look at what Rutgers University - Newark has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and has a total student population of 13,231. In 2021, 36 neurobiology majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Neurobiology & Neurosciences section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers Newark Neurobiology & Neurosciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Neurobiology
  • Doctorate Degree in Neurobiology

Rutgers Newark Neurobiology & Neurosciences Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks neurobiology programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers Newark performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The neurobiology major at Rutgers Newark is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Neurobiology & Neurosciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

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In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in neurobiology from Rutgers Newark. This is the #68 most popular school for neurobiology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Neurobiology Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the neurobiology majors at Rutgers University - Newark.

Rutgers Newark Neurobiology & Neurosciences Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 36 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in neurobiology from Rutgers Newark. About 22% were men and 78% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 30% more racial-ethnic minorities in its neurobiology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in neurobiology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 6
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Rutgers Newark also has a doctoral program available in neurobiology. In 2021, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Neurobiology Grads May Go Into

A degree in neurobiology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Newark.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Medical Scientists 2,960 $145,300
Biological Science Professors 1,540 $104,140
Biological Scientists 370 $76,330


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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