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School of Criminal Justice

Rutgers School of Criminal Justice was founded almost fifty years ago, and since we opened our doors, we have been recognized as among the leading programs in the field. Over the years, our faculty have made significant contributions to criminal justice policy and criminological theory, and our graduates have taken their places among the most productive and well-respected scholars in the field. Today, studies show that we continue to rank among the top criminal justice programs nationwide, with special regard for our graduate programs.


Welcome! Preparing for SOAR

  • various dates this summer

We are delighted you have become a member of the RU-N family! Our SOAR program consists of Orientation, Advisement, and Registration for all new incoming students

Register Now for Fall 2024

  • Tuesday, September 3rd 2024

In this course, you'll create a strong resume, develop your professional skills, build community and confidence, and earn 3 credits toward your undergrad degree