Facts in Brief


Rutgers is ranked among the top 25 public universities in the nation by Academic Ranking of World Universities (China) and Center for World University Rankings (United Arab Emirates).

Facts in Brief

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Rutgers University—New Brunswick

Powerhouse Academics

17 schools and colleges
100-plus undergraduate majors
250-plus graduate degree programs

Students: Lots of People to Meet!

More than 50,000 full- and part-time students
36,039 full- and part-time undergraduates
14,215 full- and part-time graduate students

Diversity: 21st CenturyAmerica in Microcosm

African American: 7.1%
Asian: 26.2%
Hawaiian: 0.2%
Latino: 12.2%
White: 27.6%
Multiethnic: 3.3%
Other, Unknown or International: 13.5%
50% of full-time undergrads are men; 50% are women

Faculty and Staff : Your Guides to Higher Education

Faculty: approximately 6,800 full- and part-time
Staff : approximately 13,000 full- and part-time

Facilities: Always Someplace New to Explore

5 smaller campuses: Busch, Livingston, College Avenue, Douglass, George H. Cook
2,685 acres, including the 180-acre Rutgers Gardens
640 buildings, including historic sites such as the Old Queens National Historic Landmark
175-plus centers and institutes
19 libraries

Athletics: Catch the Action!

Member of the Big Ten® Athletic Conference
24 Division I Rutgers Scarlet Knights sports teams
57 club sports, from cricket to women’s volleyball
15-plus recreation centers and parks


Alumni: Accomplished

Neil Calman: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Inaugural Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Janet Evanovich: Best-Selling Author (Stephanie Plum Mysteries)
Calista Flockhart: Actor, Ally McBeal, Brothers & Sisters
Carli Lloyd: 2015 World Cup champion and two-time soccer gold medal Olympian
Duncan MacMillan: Bloomberg L.P. Cofounder
Bernard Marcus: Home Depot Cofounder
Sheri McCoy: CEO, Avon
Natalie Morales: Today Show News Anchor and Cohost
Genevieve S. Neal-Perry: Associate Professor and Division Director, University of Washington School of Medicine
Randal Pinkett: Entrepreneur, Winner of The Apprentice
Robert Pinsky: U.S. Poet Laureate, 1997 to 2000
David Stern: NBA Commissioner, 1984 to 2014
Steven Temares: CEO, Bed Bath & Beyond

Pictured top: Between classes on Voorhees Mall, College Avenue campus, New Brunswick

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