About Rutgers

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. The Center for World University Rankings lists Rutgers 33rd among the world’s top institutes of higher education, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Rutgers among the top 25 public universities in the U.S. 

New Brunswick Campus

Rutgers-New Brunswick, the university’s flagship campus, is the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource, as designated by the Association of American Universities. Located just 38 miles (61 km) from New York City, 65 miles (105 km) from Philadelphia, and 198 miles (319 km) from Washington, D.C., our location attracts talented scholars and students from across the U.S. and around the world.

"Rutgers has a very good location. It’s in New Jersey, it’s near New York…you take a train and you are in New York in an hour.” –Sha Huang, China

“Rutgers is definitely a great college. It doesn’t matter what you want to study, there are many opportunities in any field of study…it is an adventure. It is a place where you can find yourself, you can decide what you want for your future and what you want to study.” –Adelah Sohail, Afghanistan