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Rutgers University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, stands among America’s highest-ranked public research universities. The oldest, largest, and top-ranked public university in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, you’ll find us at our main locations in three New Jersey cities, and our footprint can be seen around the region. We’re an academic, health, and research powerhouse and a university of opportunity.

University Mission

As one of the leading comprehensive public research universities in the nation, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has the threefold mission of

  • providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s residents through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs;
  • conducting innovative research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state’s businesses and industries; and
  • performing public service in support of the needs of the residents of the state and its local, county, and state governments.

Each component of the university’s mission reinforces and supports the other two.

As the University of New Jersey®, Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence, to conducting research that breaks new ground, and providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.

Important Facts

Rutgers has locations in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden and has a major academic and clinical health sciences presence that spans across the state. They’re all different but they’re also all Rutgers—respected, forward-looking, and packed with options.

Renowned Faculty

The achievements of our award-winning faculty drive Rutgers’ world-class reputation. They teach, discover, provide health care, innovate, mentor, and share their knowledge. Leaders in their fields, their everyday endeavors yield brilliant outcomes.

Highly Accredited

Rutgers is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), a voluntary, nongovernmental, peer-based membership association dedicated to promoting standards of excellence and improvement in higher education. Our programs and schools also have accreditation from recognized professional agencies.

A Commitment to Diversity

As one of the nation’s most diverse universities, Rutgers draws strength from the rich variety of perspectives and life experiences of our beloved community. 

  • About 70,000 Rutgers students
  • Nearly 40 faculty in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
  • Ranked among the world’s top 50 universities (Center for World University Rankings)
  • Eighth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States
  • About 9,000 international students from 125 countries
  • More than 1,200 international scholars from more than 80 countries
  • 180 study abroad programs from Rutgers to 60 countries
  • More than 10 service-learning abroad programs from Rutgers every year
  • More than 100 free on-campus programs on global topics are hosted at Rutgers every year
  • One of select few universities to host two cohorts of 25 young African leaders for the Mandela Washington Fellowship
  • Rutgers Global offers to fund for event co-sponsorships to help defray the costs of hosting global programs and events on campus
  • Rutgers Global has offered seed funding opportunities to Rutgers faculty for international collaborative research, curriculum internationalization, and international working group efforts

Ranking / Awards

Rutgers Rankings

An Academic Powerhouse

#1 New Jersey public university (Rutgers–New Brunswick)
U.S. News & World Report

Top 20 Public national university (Rutgers–Newark)
Washington Monthly

Top 75 Public national university (Rutgers–Camden)
U.S. News & World Report

At the Top of the Profession

#1 African American History graduate program (Rutgers–New Brunswick)
U.S. News & World Report

#7 Criminology graduate program (Rutgers–Newark)
U.S. News & World Report

Top 25 Fine Arts graduate program (Rutgers–New Brunswick)
U.S. News & World Report

#15 Part-time Law program (Rutgers–Newark, and Rutgers–Camden)
U.S. News & World Report


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  • Type of Accommodation: On Campus


Annual Cost of living 13512 USD /year
Average Annual UG Fee 36372 USD
Average Annual PG Fee 38302 USD
Application Fee 70 USD


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Contact Information

  • 57 US Highway 1 New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554
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Campus Information

New Brunswick campus

New Brunswick is one of three regional campuses of Rutgers University, New Jersey's public research university. It is located in New Brunswick and Piscataway. It is the oldest campus of the university, the others being in Camden and Newark. The campus is composed of several smaller campuses: College Avenue, Busch, Livingston, Cook, and Douglass, the latter two sometimes referred to as

Newark campus

Newark is one of three regional campuses of Rutgers University, New Jersey's State University. It is located in Newark. Rutgers, founded in 1766 in New Brunswick, is the eighth oldest college in the United States and a member of the Association of American Universities. In 1945, the state legislature voted to make Rutgers University, then a private liberal arts college, into the state university and the following year merged the school with the former University of Newark (1936–1946), which became the Rutgers–Newark campus. Rutgers also incorporated the College of South Jersey and South Jersey Law School, in Camden, as a constituent campus of the university and renamed it Rutgers–Camden in 1950.

Camden campus.

Camden is one of three regional campuses of Rutgers University, New Jersey's public research university. It is located in Camden, New Jersey. Founded in 1929, Rutgers–Camden began as an amalgam of the South Jersey Law School and the College of South Jersey. It is the southernmost of the three regional campuses of Rutgers—the others being located in New Brunswick and Newark.

Programs Offered


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  • Length 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 145488 USD
  • Application Fee 70 USD
  • Average processing time 30 days
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Master of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 32232 USD
  • Application Fee 70 USD
  • Average processing time 30 days
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