Rutgers was founded as one of nine colonial colleges in 1766 and became The State University of New Jersey in 1956. Since that time, Rutgers has grown to become a comprehensive research university with locations across New Jersey. All share a common mission and offer an exceptional Rutgers education. Explore our locations below.
A rising leader among urban public research universities emphasizing civic engagement, Rutgers University–Camden offers transformative learning experiences in a personalized setting that allows undergraduate and graduate students to thrive. Rutgers tradition and prestige come alive in the heart of the Delaware Valley, where Rutgers–Camden provides access to opportunity.
Situated along central New Jersey’s Raritan River, Rutgers University–New Brunswick is where Rutgers began, nearly 250 years ago. Ranked among the world’s top 60 universities, Rutgers’ flagship is a prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) institution, is home to internationally acclaimed faculty, is the Big Ten Conference’s most diverse university, and is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars.
Rutgers University–Newark is a diverse, urban, research university, where opportunity meets excellence—an anchor institution. Our faculty partners across sectors on research and creativity tackling the great questions and challenges of our urbanizing world. Our students roll up their sleeves right alongside them in New Jersey’s largest city and cultural capital.