College is one of the most valuable investments you can make in your future. Inside and outside of the classroom, you will gather the knowledge needed to excel in today's workforce and also grow as an individual. We know you have great aspirations and we will provide the support you need to make dreams a reality.
Support For Your Success
Rutgers University–New Brunswick works collaboratively to decrease the achievement gap for underrepresented, first-generation, and low-income students.
of this year's incoming Class of 2022 are first generation
graduation rate for first generation and low-income students, which is above the national average of 26%
Student Support Services
Student Support Services (SSS) provides one-on-one tutoring, career and academic coaching, financial support, and educational workshops for students not admitted into the EOF program.
RU1st supports Rutgers University–New Brunswick first-generation students by connecting them to academic resources regardless of their school affiliation or major.
The Collaborative Center
Rutgers Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service provides students with ways to get involved in the local community that brings their academic learning to life, teaches real world skills while providing necessary services to our neighbors in need.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation supports students from under-represented minority groups who complete undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The Paul Robeson Leadership Institute
The Paul Robeson Leadership Institute provides leadership development and academic support for first-generation students, with an emphasis on underrepresented males.
Ronald E. McNair Achievement Program
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program prepares students from low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented backgrounds for master's or doctoral degrees.
Scholarship Opportunity for DREAMers
Rutgers University–New Brunswick is a proud partner of TheDream.us scholarship initiative, the nation’s largest access and success program for immigrant youth. Through this partnership, we aim to expand the opportunity for NJ DREAMers to get a college education.