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Academics

At Rutgers, academics are about personal achievement, discovery, and community involvement. We’re a big university with countless opportunities to explore and pursue your interests. Across the university’s three locations—and online—undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, and lifelong learners alike encounter a diverse array of educational and research opportunities, delivered by world-class faculty. 

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Undergraduate majors
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Top 25
Public university in the U.S. 
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Your Journey Begins Here

Whether you're seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree or just want to learn a new skill, Rutgers' broad range of academic offerings have you covered. See what inspires you.

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A Top Public University Attracts Top Scholars,

Brilliant scholars make Rutgers an academic powerhouse. Why do they come? For many reasons: We’re a top public research university in the middle of one of the world’s greatest economic, political, and cultural regions. Our diverse population is energetic, driven, and exciting—the most diverse in the Big Ten. New, bold ideas find a home here. Our faculty have records of the highest scholarly achievement, and their everyday dedication prepares students for success and improves the quality of life for people around the world.

Benefits of Rutgers Academics

Rutgers graduates are hired by leading corporations, attend top graduate schools, and win competitive medical residency matches.

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Undergraduate Student Success

Rutgers welcomes more than 13,000 first-year and transfer students annually, many of whom are first-generation undergraduate students. Students choose Rutgers for their education because of its long history as a top research university, the breadth of academic and cultural opportunities, its diverse and welcoming student body, the proximity to the New York City and Philadelphia metro areas, and so much more. 
 

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Graduate and Professional Degrees

Through our graduate and professional degree programs, Rutgers trains future generations of physicians, lawyers, scientists, business leaders, pharmacists, professors, public policy professionals, nurses, and so many more of the world’s changemakers. 
 

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Global Learning

Rutgers prepares its students to go out and succeed in the world, and it welcomes the world to come learn, research, and thrive in New Jersey. Every Rutgers student is welcome to experience international study and has access to affordable opportunities to study abroad. Additionally, Rutgers welcomes international students and helps them feel at home.

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Renowned Faculty

Rutgers is home to esteemed faculty, leading researchers, and educators with a passion for sharing knowledge and cultivating in students a thoughtful, worldly, and informed point of view.

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Engaging Student Research

World-class researchers delve into today’s complex challenges—an experience that students can share in and learn from. Whether in the laboratory or out in the field, Rutgers students get ample and rewarding research opportunities.

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