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Established in 1974, the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice (RSCJ) is based on Rutgers University’s Newark campus, in the midst of New Jersey’s largest, most dynamic city. Surrounded by more than 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students on campus and in Newark’s downtown area, RSCJ embodies the rich cultural and socioeconomic diversity of the student body at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N). RSCJ students enjoy a world-class education, taught by some of the most productive and accomplished criminology and criminal justice scholars. Focused on current issues of crime, public security, and social justice – our degree programs continually produce graduates who take their places as emerging thought leaders and scholars in the field.