Our students agree: there are countless reasons to choose Rutgers–New Brunswick. See why admitted students decide to become future Scarlet Knights.

Renowned Academics

Our esteemed faculty lead numerous academic programs ranked in the top 25 nationally, with 100+ majors to choose from. 

Dentistry is something I discovered along the way and definitely something Rutgers helped me discover. I don’t know if I would be a pre-dental student now and have discovered my passion had I gone to another university.
Andrew H.
Garden City, New York
Public Health, Pre-Dentistry

Rich Culture

We are a diverse and inclusive community with students from all 50 states and more than 115 countries.
 

My first year, I was a member of the Paul Robeson Living-Learning Community. That was a great experience because I was able to meet faculty who throughout the years have stayed in touch. They helped me find my purpose in life.
Takondwa M.
Malawi, Africa
Africana Studies, Economics
I first drove off of Route 18 from the airport and that was the first time I saw the red bricks. That was honestly a great experience. I’ve really enjoyed my Rutgers experience and I’m really glad I chose the school.
Simran F.
Phoenix, Arizona
Marketing

Real-World Learning

We boast numerous internship and original research opportunities, and an overall placement rate of 84%.

The stories will continue to be told, words will always be written and committed people will always hold our government accountable. If anything, now is the time to be a journalism student.
Julie Tsirkin '17
Journalism and Media Studies
I think employers recognize a little bit of a different breed in Rutgers. We’re hard-working students and people that will work hard once they get in there on the job.
Matthew Peacock '17
Finance
You get a lot of diversity. And not just culturally, but how people interact with each other. That’s something that you probably won’t find at a lot of schools.
Hunter Betz '17
Computer Science

Rewarding Value

Obtain an exceptional education at an affordable price. We are the only New Jersey research university included in Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in American public colleges and universities.

Bishop Beach
650+

Employers Visit Rutgers Each Year

Rutgers was able to expand my horizons on the issues that I am passionate about today.
Andrew Rodriguez '15
Political Science
I always knew I wanted to be in New York, but the closer you get to the city, there’s less of the traditional ‘college experience’ … Rutgers has traditional college life with access to New York.
Gia Peppers '12
Journalism and Media Studies

Remarkable Opportunity

Located about an hour from New York City and Philadelphia, we offer unparalleled avenues to internships and postgraduate employment.
 

Classics Lecture
$65,000

average starting salary of graduates

I think employers recognize a little bit of a different breed in Rutgers. We’re hard-working students and people that will work hard once they get in there on the job.
Matthew Peacock '17
Finance
You get a lot of diversity. And not just culturally, but how people interact with each other. That’s something that you probably won’t find at a lot of schools.
Hunter Betz '17
Computer Science
The stories will continue to be told, words will always be written and committed people will always hold our government accountable. If anything, now is the time to be a journalism student.
Julie Tsirkin '17
Journalism and Media Studies