How many students attend Rutgers? What percentage of students receive financial aid? Rutgers is such a diverse and multinational place, where do all those students come from? Answers to these and countless other intriguing questions can be found among a variety of resources.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Facts & Figures
- More than 65,000 students from all 50 states and more than 115 countries
- 45,000 undergraduates and 20,000 graduate students
- 86% of all students are New Jersey residents and 14% are from out of state
- 47% men and 53% women
- Rutgers is diverse. The students of Rutgers–Newark have made that campus the nation’s “most diverse” for 16 years running in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of America’s Best Colleges
- More than half the members of the incoming class identify themselves as non-Caucasian
- More than 80% of students receive financial aid
- 14,000+ Rutgers students received degrees in May 2013
Our Faculty and Staff
- More than 9,000 full- and part-time faculty across all campuses
- More than 15,400 full- and part-time staff members across all campuses
- Faculty include an Abel Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Award” Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology recipients, a National Endowment for the Arts “Jazz Master,” and many more
- 37 Rutgers faculty are in the National Academies
- Rutgers has one of the top three philosophy faculties in the English-speaking world, along with NYU and Oxford
- Nearly 450,000 alumni live in all 50 states and on six continents
- About two-thirds of alumni live in New Jersey
- Rutgers alumni make a difference every day and lead in every field imaginable. Some notable alumni include Smith College President Carol Tecla Christ, best-selling novelist Janet Evanovich, Ford Motor Company president for the Americas Mark Fields, actress Calista Flockhart, and NBA commissioner David Stern.
- 3 major campuses (Rutgers–New Brunswick, Rutgers–Newark, Rutgers–Camden), with additional locations, including Rutgers Health Sciences at New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, and Stratford
- 33 schools and colleges, including New Jersey’s foremost pharmacy school
- Additional locations across the state of New Jersey and around the world
- More than 100 undergraduate majors
- More than 200 graduate programs and degrees
- Rutgers students earned fellowships, grants, and awards from these and other prestigious academic organizations: American Association of University Women • American Council of Learned Societies/Mellon • American Meteorological Society • British Research Council • Fulbright • Gates Cambridge • George Mitchell Scholarship Program • Goldwater • Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation • Japanese Education Ministry • Leakey Foundation • Lindau Meeting of Nobelists • Metropolitan Museum of Art • NASA • National Institutes of Health • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration • National Science Foundation • New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research • New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research • Smithsonian Institution • U.S. Department of Defense • U.S. Department of Energy • U.S. Department of State • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
- Only public New Jersey university in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising North America’s 62 leading research universities. Rutgers and Princeton are New Jersey’s only AAU members.
- Rutgers is a research-intensive university, with more than 300 research centers and institutes
- Home to New Jersey’s most extensive and diversified network of research laboratories
- $700 million annually in research R&D expenditures, among the top 25 in the nation
- $430 million annually in life sciences R&D expenditures, among the top 25 in the nation
- $550 million in annual sponsored research grants
- Rutgers brings more federal research dollars to New Jersey than all other New Jersey colleges and universities combined
- 60 percent of Rutgers undergraduates engage in original research
- New Brunswick Campus: 41,565 students
- Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences: 7,923 students
- Newark Campus: 12,011 students
- Camden Campus: 6,343 students
Dining and housing
- 17,800 resident students
- 58 residence halls
- 6 dining halls
- 30-plus food courts/cafes
- More than 6 million meals served annually