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New Jersey's Economic Engine

Rutgers is Vital to the New Jersey Economy

Rutgers is vital to the New Jersey economy—preparing the workforce, providing thousands of jobs, purchasing goods and services from New Jersey companies, building important new buildings, growing the health care field, guiding new businesses, and bringing new products and ideas to market. And we take many of our best ideas and share them across the globe.

#4
Rutgers is the fourth-largest non-governmental employer in New Jersey
58,000+
Jobs supported–directly and indirectly
$1 into $7
Rutgers returns almost $7 to the New Jersey economy for every $1 invested by the state
1,300+
Clinical providers in 50+ towns and 16 counties
Richard Weeks Engineering building

Rutgers' investment in world-class facilities