Rutgers University Facts in Brief

Facts in Brief

Rutgers is ranked among the top 125 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (China) and Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings (U.K.).

Between classes on Voorhees Mall, College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick


Rutgers University—New Brunswick

Powerhouse Academics

18 schools and colleges
100-plus undergraduate majors
200-plus graduate degree programs

Students: Lots of People to Meet!

More than 40,000 full- and part-time students
32,206 full- and part-time undergraduates
8,514 full- and part-time graduate students

Diversity: 21st Century America in Microcosm

African American: 8 percent
Asian: 24 percent
Hawaiian: < 1 percent
Latino: 11 percent
Native American: < 1 percent
White: 44 percent
International: 8 percent
Other/Unknown: 2 percent
Multiethnic: 3 percent
51.4% of full-time undergrads are men; 48.6% are women
59.1% of full-time grad students are women; 40.9% are men

Faculty and Staff: Your Guides to Higher Education

Faculty: approximately 4,000 full- and part-time
Staff: approximately 6,000 full- and part-time

Facilities: Always Someplace New to Explore

5 smaller campuses: Busch, Livingston, College Avenue, Douglass, George H. Cook
2,688 acres, including the 180-acre Rutgers Gardens
670 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
54 club sports, from cricket to women’s volleyball
15-plus recreation centers and parks

Alumni: Accomplished

Mario Batali: Chef, Restaurateur, Author, TV Host
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