Living Here

The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School campus is located in New Jersey's largest city, Newark, which celebrated its 350th birthday in the year 2016. Over the years, Newark has undergone a great transformation and is now being regarded as a "Renaissance City". Newark is a bustling business and industrial center, the home to 22 Fortune 500 companies. It has also become an arena of cultural opportunity. Newark's commitment to culture is visible in the newly built New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Prudential Center, located in downtown Newark, approximately five miles from The University Hospital. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School now has a housing unit on campus! For more information click here.

Indoor Living


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If you prefer outdoor activities:

Outdoor Living

  • The Skyland region, is located in the northwest region of the state. This region is famous for outdoor activities; camping sites, hiking trails and boating. In the winter, Vernon Valley and Great Gorge attract local, as well as out of state skiers.
  • The Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area is famous for its outstanding camping and canoeing.
  • Lake Hopatcong is famous for the finest lakeside dining in New Jersey. You are also able to take advantage of the fine fishing, boating and water skiing.
  • As little as an hour to our south is the " Jersey Shore", an area of scenic beaches, amusement parks, boutiques, shops and fresh seafood restaurants.
  • Cape May is very quaint, for a day or a weekend.
  • Asbury Park , Seaside Heights and Long Beach Island are not only known for their beaches, but for fun and wild amusement rides. Off shore fishing and boating are popular too.
  • Six Flags Great Adventure is a fun time for the family. This theme park offers live entertainment, seven roller-coasters and a drive-through safari park.
  • MetLife stadium hosts world-renowned musical acts throughout the year.

For you Sports fans, the Newark / New York metro area offers some of best professional and semi-pro sports venues around!  Many "New York" teams actually play right here in NJ.

Sports Life

Atlantic City is the eastern seaboard's answer to Las Vegas and is visited by millions of tourists. Though there are many famous hotels and casinos, there is more to do in Atlantic City than just gamble. It is also famous for its celebrity entertainment and gourmet dining. The boardwalk offers an endless string of shops, amusements, dineries and some of the best salt-water taffy money can buy.

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