Rutgers has good reason to be proud—a long and illustrious history, a vibrant academic environment, exciting research programs, and a tradition of service to New Jersey and the nation. But our greatest source of pride is our people—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are working to advance society and improve lives both at home and abroad.
Points of Pride
We Are a Recognized National Leader Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities, a highly selective organization comprising the 62 top research universities in North America.
We Offer an Exceptional Education at an Affordable Price Rutgers is the only New Jersey research university included in Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in American public colleges and universities.
We Have a Renowned Faculty The Rutgers faculty includes winners of the National Medals of Science and Technology, MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships, Guggenheim Fellowships, and Fulbright Scholarships.
We Are Highly Diverse According to U.S. News & World Report, Rutgers boasts the most diverse campus in the nation, reflecting the rich array of people who call New Jersey home.
We Are Deeply Rooted in New Jersey Rutgers is proud to be The State University of New Jersey and the only state institution with the combined quality, scale, and range of resources to educate future leaders and meet the state's most pressing needs.