Located in Newark's historic University Heights district, the cosmopolitan campus of Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) is northern New Jersey's premier research university center. RU-N is noted for the excellence of its academic programs and its diverse student body. More than 45,000 students attend classes in this area each day, making Newark one of the nation's largest college towns. RU-N enrolls more than 8,000 undergraduates and more than 4,000 graduate students.