Rutgers–New Brunswick Operating Status

engineering student

Academics

A renowned research university, full of vast resources and opportunities, Rutgers–New Brunswick attracts a diverse mix of smart, ambitious, and thoughtful individuals. Part of the Association of American Universities and the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers–New Brunswick offers both choice and academic excellence.

The Rutgers Flagship

Rutgers–New Brunswick is the leading public university in New Jersey, a Top 25 public national university, and a Top 100 world university.

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Undergraduate majors
250+
Graduate programs
85%
Graduates employed or in grad school within 6 months of graduation

Big University, Big Potential

Size offers variety. Size brings opportunity. Size means possibility. The 19 schools and colleges of Rutgers–New Brunswick cover every subject, with basic enrichment on up to postdoctoral degrees, with some of the world’s most respected faculty. And finding your unique path is easier than you think.

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Expect the Unexpected

Where the traditional classroom experience ends, experiential learning begins, opening doors to new ideas and new avenues to knowledge.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Our undergraduate students are encouraged to explore the process of research, hands-on, and connect with faculty mentors to help define their research goals, as well as present their findings universitywide.

students in the mirobiology lab

Living-Learning Communities

Make new friends, connect with faculty, and ease the transition into college. Living-Learning Communities are special residence halls for first-year students who share similar academic interests, exploring them together in and out of the classroom, with unique social and networking opportunities.

students at the Honors College

Study Abroad

As we all face the rapidly increasing globalization of our economy, there’s never been a better time to understand the world around us. Rutgers offers over 180 learning opportunities that extend beyond the campus, beyond New Jersey, from high tech in Europe to high finance in China.

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Off-Campus, On-Track

Rutgers students can enhance their on-campus classes and research with exclusive internships, externships, cooperative education, and service learning. Gain real-world experience before graduation, helping you stand out when landing your first job.

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students in the mirobiology lab
students at the Honors College
study abroad class
job fair