Life at Rutgers

Life at Rutgers

America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Rutgers is New Jersey’s premier public research university serving more than 67,000 students and employing more than 22,000 faculty and staff in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden, and throughout the state.

Great Things to Know about Rutgers

When you think about Rutgers, take a moment to reflect on this:

  • 71,000 students—from every New Jersey county, every state in the nation, and 130 countries—learning and preparing for success
  • Award-winning faculty tackling 21st-century challenges and teaching tomorrow’s workforce
  • Rutgers Health, offering exceptional team-based care
  • Innovation and discovery at a premier public research university that fuels the economy and devotes more to research and development than all other New Jersey universities combined
  • 530,000 alumni contributing to the economy and society, in New Jersey and worldwide
  • Community programs with impact, like Hire.Buy.Live.Newark that boosts the local economy