Rutgers University Facts in Brief


Facts in Brief

Rutgers is ranked among the top 50 universities in the nation by Shanghai Ranking (China) Academic Ranking of World Universities and top 50 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings (Saudi Arabia).
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Rutgers University—New Brunswick

Powerhouse Academics

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

Students: Lots of People to Meet!

More than 50,000 full- and part-time students
36,168 full- and part-time undergraduates
13,978 full- and part-time graduate students

Diversity: 21st Century America in Microcosm

African American: 7.6 percent
Asian: 24.4 percent
Hawaiian: < 1 percent
Latino: 12.3 percent
Native American: < 1 percent
White: 39.4 percent
International: 11.4 percent
Other/Unknown: 1.8 percent
Multiethnic: 2.9 percent
50% of full-time undergrads are men; 50% are women

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
2,685 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

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

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