Rutgers University: Where Academia Meets Innovation
Rutgers University is a prestigious and varied public research university in the United States, with main campuses in three New Jersey cities and a presence throughout the region.
Rutgers University is one of the nation's premier comprehensive public research institutions, with three missions: to meet the educational needs of New Jersey people, to pursue creative research, and to provide public service.
Originally known as Queen's College, it is the 8th oldest college in the United States. In 1825, it was renamed Rutgers College. In 1945, it was renamed The State University of New Jersey and evolved into a coeducational public research institution.
Rutgers educates about 45,000 undergraduate and 20,000 graduate and professional students and has 9,000 faculty members and 175 academic departments. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools has accredited it.
Rutgers has four distinct campuses, including Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-Camden, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.