about rutgers

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading international research institution and the state’s preeminent public university. Chartered in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest institution for higher learning in North America with universities in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden, and a health sciences division with locations across the state of New Jersey. Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities (AAU).

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the largest and most residential university within the Rutgers system. It offers more than 100 undergraduate programs of study and includes five residential campuses with a variety of settings. Students enjoy state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories; vibrant student centers; a first run, on-campus movie theater; a classic NJ diner; and ultra-modern recreation facilities—all in addition to a college town with boutiques, shops, four-star restaurants, comedy and music clubs, and three theaters.