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University Heights houses four major academic institutions including the 38-acre Rutgers University campus and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. This urban neighborhood sits one short mile to the northwest of Downtown Newark, close enough to see the downtown skyline. Sprawling campuses take up much of the district's southern area, leaving the northern half for apartment rentals. Bike lanes and a light rail system provide transportation options that make it easy to get around, although you may opt to simply lace up your shoes in this walkable neighborhood. Locals thrill to the visual arts exhibitions, jazz performances, and theatrical presentations that make Rutgers a cultural mecca. Those who can't get enough head downtown to the Newark Museum and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Among the many dining options, residents recommend the Green Chickpea if you want to go healthy or Vonda's Kitchen if you long to dig into soul-infused comfort food.

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Rent Trends

As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Newark, NJ is $1,371 for one bedroom, $789 for two bedrooms, and $730 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Newark has increased by 1.1% in the past year.

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Avg Rent
1 BR
592
$1,371
2 BR
640
$789
3 BR
968
$730
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Ratings

89 Walk Score® Very Walkable
81 Transit Score® Excellent Transit
57 Bike Score® Bikeable

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The Pavilion
108 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07104
2 wks
Call for Rent Studio - 2 Bed Available Soon
973-685-4805
2 wks
Bruce Street Gardens
49 12th Ave, Newark, NJ 07103
Call for Rent 1-3 Bed Available Soon
844-327-9728
2 wks
University Plaza
189-191 Hunterdon St, Newark, NJ 07103
Call for Rent Studio - 2 Bed Available Soon
973-718-2230
1 day
68 Richmond St
Newark, NJ 07103
$2,500 Townhome for Rent Available 08/28/17
848-221-1954
3 days
140 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
$1,800 2 Bed Available Now
844-322-3938
3 days
48 Norfolk St
Newark, NJ 07103
$1,700 2 Bed Available 09/01/17
844-897-1826
2 wks
140 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
$1,700 2 Bed Available Now
844-724-3386
35 12th Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
$717 1 Bed Available Now
2 hrs
18 Jay St
Newark, NJ 07103
$900 Condo for Rent Available Now
5 days
18 Jay St
Newark, NJ 07103
$850 Condo for Rent Available Now
1 wk
The Colonnade
25 Clifton Ave, Newark, NJ 07104
$822 - 1,160 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
2 wks
18 Jay St
Newark, NJ 07103
No Availability 2 wks

Apartments for Rent in University Heights, Newark, NJ

University Heights houses four major academic institutions including the 38-acre Rutgers University campus and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. This urban neighborhood sits one short mile to the northwest of Downtown Newark, close enough to see the downtown skyline. Sprawling campuses take up much of the district's southern area, leaving the northern half for apartment rentals. Bike lanes and a light rail system provide transportation options that make it easy to get around, although you may opt to simply lace up your shoes in this walkable neighborhood.

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