School of Engineering

School of Engineering

Engineering Your Future

Prepare yourself for a successful and rewarding career in today’s expansive and diverse engineering profession with the School of Engineering at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn within a connected community of students and nationally recognized faculty, gain the real-world experience employers seek through a key internship or co-op, and find a career path that aligns your ambition and talent.

Undergraduate engineering, NJ/NY public universities

U.S. News & World Report

Average reported salary for recent graduates

82% career placement six months post-graduation

Explore 10
First-year program lets students explore all 10 majors before declaring
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10 Engineering Majors to Explore

Explore all 10 engineering majors before deciding what's right for you. The Introduction to Engineering course features presentations and demonstrations by faculty members, giving students the opportunity to explore fields of engineering that may be new to them or not as widely known.

Why Choose the School of Engineering?

If you want to be part of a diverse, dynamic community that shares a passion for visionary thinking and creative problem-solving, if you want instruction from prominent faculty in a state-of-the-art learning environment, and if you want to apply your knowledge to make the world a better place, then the School of Engineering is for you.

Program Spotlight: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical engineers are in the forefront of technology that continually transforms our rapidly changing world. From developing advanced navigation systems and self-piloted vehicles to designing “smart” homes and cyber security systems, electrical and computer engineers have a profound impact on how we live and how society will continue to progress for generations to come.

With 38 faculty, 840 undergraduates, and more than 240 graduate students, the Electrical and Computer Engineering department provides students access to up-to-the-minute coursework, world-class labs, internships, and research opportunities in fields ranging from cloud computing, robotics, and digital signal processing to virtual reality and nanotechnology.

lectrical and Computer Engineering Professor Kristin Dana (c.) on set with SOE graduate students

Discover: Engineering Students Project Studio

The Bruce and Phyllis Engineering Students Project Studio is a dedicated space for students to conceptualize and build scale-size projects. Students have opportunities for hands-on learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, project and equipment management, and preparation for intercollegiate competitions – including Rutgers Formula Racing, Rutgers Solar Car Team, as well as other student organizations with design and build objectives.

Students building solar race car at the Rutgers student engineering studio

Program Spotlight: Mechanical Engineering

For over a century, the Mechanical Engineering department has fueled innovation and growth in a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, robotics, energy generation, advanced manufacturing, naval, materials development, nanostructures, fluid interactions, and many more.

Today, with more than 30 full-time faculty members, the department educates more than 700 undergraduate and 180 graduate students. A unique blend of mathematical, scientific, and technical knowledge, coupled with opportunities for research, prepares students for professional success in industry, government, and academia.

female worker designing engine on computer

Student Perspective

Civil and environmental engineering major Genevieve Ehasz has been involved in everything from co-authoring a paper on a wastewater-based epidemiology for COVID research project to serving as an assistant teacher in a third grade classroom in Cuzco, Peru during a study abroad trip. After graduating, she looks forward to staying at Rutgers to earn her master’s degree in environmental engineering through the 4+1 program.    

“It’s never too late to get involved with anything that interests you.”
Genevieve Ehasz, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Genevive Ehasz