Rutgers–New Brunswick Operating Status

A Top 10% Best Value College

Rutgers is Bettering the World. And it's a better value.

There are many reasons Rutgers is ranked among the Top 10% Best Value Public Colleges1 and a Top 25 public university nationwide2, and in the Top 100 World Universities3: The far-reaching impact of our students, alumni, faculty, researchers, and health professionals can be seen in our communities and around the world. And a Rutgers education is within reach.

1 Money Magazine
2 U.S. News & World Report
3 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings (U.K.)

#1
Public University in NJ

U.S. News & World Report: America's Best Colleges

#24
Public University in the Northeast

Money Magazine

#12
Public School Doing the Most for the American Dream

New York Times College Access Index

The discoveries are worth it

Rutgers–New Brunswick is a research powerhouse: With over $736.8 million in expenditures for research and development, our faculty is leading the way in a wide range of fields. Over 350+ cutting-edge clinical trials are currently guiding us toward innovations and results that touch lives.

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The knowledge is worth it

Rutgers–New Brunswick truly has it all, with 100+ undergraduate majors, 250+ graduate programs, and 17 degree-granting schools. A member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of American Universities, Rutgers ranks among the finest institutions in the country for its academic prowess. The knowledge gained at Rutgers leads 83% of graduates to a positive first-choice post-graduation opportunity.

young adults at work

#27
Top University in U.S. for Graduate Employability

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

#57
Most Innovative University in the World (top grantee of utility patents)

National Academy of Inventors

Top 100
World University

Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings (U.K.)