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Graduate and Postdoctoral Research

Cutting-edge research happens here every day: Rutgers–New Brunswick is a member of the
Association of American Universities, a group comprising North America’s leading research universities.


Drawn to Rutgers

At Rutgers University–New Brunswick, graduate students work with faculty mentors who lead their fields, while also accessing the most extensive network of research centers, institutes, laboratories, and facilities in New Jersey. Flexible and collaborative programs, partnerships with other research universities and organizations, and vast library and computing power all help drive their work forward.

Embrace a Culture of Inquiry

In top-rated programs from accounting to women’s and gender studies, Rutgers graduate students confront questions that span the range of human endeavor.

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At the Forefront of Human Health

Under the umbrella of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, eight Rutgers schools and many more centers, institutes, and clinics work together to conduct research, develop health care solutions, and treat the people of New Jersey and the United States.

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Postdoctoral Research

Postdoctoral research opens an even broader world of possibilities for exploration as doctoral degree recipients delve further into independent scholarship within their chosen fields of study. Through the Office of Postdoctoral Research at Rutgers–New Brunswick, postdoctoral researchers and their faculty mentors receive support through professional development, knowledge sharing, and community-building opportunities.

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A young woman sits in front of a computer in a dark room