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.
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 the 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 to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.
- 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 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 funding for event co-sponsorships to help defray 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
- ARWU:- 46–58
- Forbes:- 123
- Times/WSJ:- 130
- U.S. News & World Report:- 62
- Washington Monthly:- 39
Campus QS Ranking
- Rutgers University–New Brunswick:- 258
- Rutgers University–Newark:- 751-800
- Type of Accommodation: On Campus
- 57 US Highway 1 New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554
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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 "Cook/Douglass," as they are adjacent to each other. Rutgers – New Brunswick also includes several buildings in downtown New Brunswick.
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 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.