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Rutgers University

48 months
29736 USD/year
29736 USD/year
12536 USD/year
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The Journalism program of Rutgers University affords students the luxury of small classes taught by award-winning journalists in a newsroom setting.


About the Program

Students in the Journalism program of Rutgers University learn the basics of reporting and newswriting, as well as critical analysis of current topics and the way they are presented in the news. They also learn about landmark cases that have shaped journalism, and how to find their niche in the ever-changing landscape of media.

The journalism major and minor are part of a liberal arts education that blends theory and practices. Our courses explore subjects such as the history of journalism, contemporary media, video storytelling, radio news writing and production, and journalism ethics and the law. Advanced courses include narrative or long-form journalism, sports reporting, column writing, as well as multimedia practices and shooting video for news stories. Students also have access to a state-of-the-art Mac lab and audio production studio and the most advanced research software.

Our interns have been placed in all of the major New York City news stations, as well as at newspapers, magazines and online outlets throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Studies
  • Convergence
  • Imagery and Culture
  • Journalism, Ethics, and the Law
  • Basic Reporting and News Writing
  • Advanced Reporting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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