The Big Picture. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an academic, health, and research powerhouse—with campuses located in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden—and a statewide academic health leader. Watch Video. Learn More about Rutgers.
Rutgers University (/ ˈ r ʌ t ɡ ər z /; RU), officially Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a public land-grant research university consisting of four campuses in New Jersey. Chartered in 1766, Rutgers was originally called Queen's College, and was affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers–New Brunswick, our flagship location, is New Jersey’s No. 1 public research university, a top 15 public national university, a member of the Association of American Universities, and home of the Big Ten Scarlet Knights. More about Rutgers–New Brunswick.
Learn how to apply, pay for, and start your Rutgers education at one of the three university locations: Camden, Newark, or New Brunswick. Explore the academic, financial, and campus life opportunities that Rutgers offers to first-year and transfer students.
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.
Learn how to apply, pay for, and attend Rutgers University, a public research university with a diverse and diverse student body. Find out the value of a Rutgers degree, the financial aid process, the scholarships, and the pathways to Rutgers.