Rutgers has good reason to be proud—a long and illustrious history, a vibrant academic environment, exciting research programs, and a tradition of service to New Jersey and the nation. But our greatest source of pride is our people—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are working to advance society and improve lives both at home and abroad.
Points of Pride
Great Things to Know about Rutgers
We Are a Recognized National Leader Rutgers University–New Brunswick is a member of the Association of American Universities, a highly selective organization comprising the 62 top research universities in North America.
We Offer an Exceptional Education at an Affordable Price Rutgers is the only New Jersey research university included in Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in American public colleges and universities.
We Have a Renowned Faculty The Rutgers faculty includes winners of the National Medals of Science and Technology, MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships, Guggenheim Fellowships, and Fulbright Scholarships.
We Are Deeply Rooted in New Jersey Rutgers University–New Brunswick is proud to be part of the State University of New Jersey, the only state institution with the combined quality, scale, and range of resources to educate future leaders and meet the state's most pressing needs.
We Are Big Ten Rutgers is a member of the Big Ten athletic conference and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a consortium of 15 world-class research universities, including all Big Ten members and the University of Chicago.