Learn a little about Rutgers, and you’ll be intrigued. Discover more, and you’ll be inspired to share in our efforts to learn, create knowledge, and improve the world.
Situated in New Jersey, a crossroads of American enterprise, commerce, and culture, Rutgers has a vitality and vibrancy that springs from its location and a history entwined with that of the nation. Chartered in 1766 and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the university is the only one in the United States that is, at once, a colonial college, a land-grant institution, and a state university. Come join us.
With more than 200 advanced-degree programs, we teach your subject of interest. Students come to Rutgers from around the globe to conduct research with leading physicians, scientists, and thinkers.
Training certificates to help you advance your career. Degree-credit courses offered with busy schedules in mind. Off-campus classes and online courses. And thousands of opportunities to pursue an interest, from urban design to Little League coach training.
Not everyone heads to college right from high school. Whether you’re returning to school after some time away, pursuing a degree part time, seeking a second undergraduate degree, or entering a nondegree program, Rutgers offers programs and support to help you meet your goals.
Veterans enrolling at Rutgers can find support and guidance with their transition to college life.
Rutgers, one of the most culturally diverse universities in the United States, welcomes applications from academically qualified international students.
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