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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 49,428 students and offering 334 degrees in New Brunswick, NJ.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Healthcare
2,666 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
42
4
Cardiovascular Technology/technologist
2
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
3
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
18
12
2
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist
6
5
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist
8
Dental Assisting/assistant
10
Dental Clinical Sciences
23
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
30
1
Dentistry
113
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
4
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
16
Endodontics/endodontology
5
Health/health Care Administration/management
6
8
0
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
17
10
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
2
3
1
Health Services Administration
2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
33
12
5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
336
Medical Informatics
22
13
Medical Scientist
2
1
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
2
8
Medicine
307
Neurobiology and Anatomy
0
6
Nursing Practice
15
29
Nursing Science
16
213
2
17
Nutrition Sciences
91
7
1
Occupational Therapist Assistant
29
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
2
Orthodontics/orthodontology
5
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics
5
Periodontics/periodontology
3
Pharmacology
2
1
11
Pharmacy
185
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
25
Physical Therapy/therapist
64
Physician Assistant
47
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology
4
Public Health
291
84
11
14
Registered Nurse
282
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
11
24
31
1
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
35
Toxicology
0
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
2,296 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
12
American/united States Studies/civilization
8
Anthropology
51
6
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
7
1
1
Comparative Literature
4
5
3
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
East Asian Studies
6
Educational Psychology
13
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
4
History
162
5
8
Jewish/judaic Studies
1
1
Latin American Studies
3
Library and Information Science
113
10
Linguistics
32
0
3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
4
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
1
Philosophy
40
0
8
Political Science
215
2
10
Psychology
558
33
44
Public Policy Analysis
5
28
Religion/religious Studies
9
1
Research and Experimental Psychology
0
15
15
Russian Studies
1
Social Sciences
42
Social Work
74
568
4
Sociology
65
14
3
Urban Studies/affairs
38
0
6
Women's Studies
18
7
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
1,559 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
168
Business Administration and Management
23
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
14
5
Economics
285
0
0
Finance
189
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
292
179
Labor and Industrial Relations
190
4
1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
113
Management Science
28
Marketing/marketing Management
61
Operations Research
4
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Engineering
1,429 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
122
21
11
Biomedical Sciences
189
5
Chemical Engineering
99
63
12
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
72
Civil Engineering
117
25
5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
152
82
9
Engineering Science
20
Environmental Design/architecture
15
Environmental Science
33
7
4
Environmental Studies
41
Industrial Engineering
47
19
7
Landscape Architecture
23
8
Mechanical Engineering
177
29
14
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
1,389 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astrophysics
9
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
0
3
Biochemistry
25
1
6
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1
5
Biological and Physical Sciences
90
4
Biology
372
Biometry/biometrics
9
Biostatistics
2
Biotechnology
52
Botany
5
4
Cell Biology and Anatomy
1
Cellular Biology and Histology
149
1
7
Chemistry
52
12
11
Entomology
2
5
Geography
19
2
10
Geology/earth Science
11
3
2
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
19
Mathematics
83
53
19
Meteorology
12
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
1
Microbiology
11
6
0
Molecular Biology
34
Molecular Genetics
45
7
6
Neuroscience
0
3
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
2
2
Physics
44
5
24
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences
0
2
Statistics
34
96
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Education and Liberal Arts
1,142 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
87
17
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
25
10
5
Chinese Language and Literature
8
4
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
26
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
11
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
9
Education
6
14
Educational Leadership and Administration
7
0
4
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
36
3
1
English Language and Literature
180
13
15
English/language Arts Teacher Education
26
Foreign Language Teacher Education
20
1
1
French Language and Literature
10
0
1
German Language and Literature
3
1
3
Italian Language and Literature
13
4
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
29
0
3
Portuguese Language and Literature
2
Reading Teacher Education
1
Russian Language and Literature
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
17
0
0
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
6
0
10
Social Studies Teacher Education
25
Spanish Language and Literature
26
12
6
Special Education and Teaching
49
3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
377
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
0
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
420 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
159
30
17
Information Science/studies
190
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
227 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
226
Law
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Agriculture
226 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Economics
3
Agricultural Engineering
9
Agriculture
11
Animal Sciences
77
2
2
Ecology
4
7
Food Science
35
18
13
Natural Resources Management and Policy
32
Plant Sciences
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
226 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
226
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Art and Design
148 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
31
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
33
2
Music
2
1
1
Music Performance
41
17
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
70 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
46
10
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist
Educational Psychology
Health/health Care Administration/management
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
Library and Information Science
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree (School of Health Related Professions) Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Predoctoral (UMDNJ)
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice Residency 12 Months)
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (Rutgers School of Nursing, Women's Health & Nurse-Midwifery) Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences/University Behavioral Health Care - Newark)
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Pre-doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
Ph.D. , Class of 1983
You are asking this in the present tense; since I graduated 32 years ago I cannot answer it. Really, you should screen out people 5 years after graduation.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mechanical Engineering , Class of 1996
Campus events, job fairs, alumni outreach, mentoring.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology , Class of 1975
I'm sure it's way different now
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology , Class of 1980
I sought out these opportunities. I don't think the school did as good a job as should helping with career prep as it did with academics.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications , Class of 1998
Too numerous to mention for this survey.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy , Class of 2015
Career Center and Networking Events + an internship requirement with professional development included
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bacholers , Class of 2015
They have a Career Center that is available for students and alumni. They provide resume building, interview training and role playing, and job postings. The Career Center also comes to classrooms to talk about their services
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Spanish , Class of 2003
certificate programs in translation and interpretation.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Technical Theatre , Class of 2010
Lots of hands on experience on stage management teams for multiple shows; opportunity to talk with people working in the business
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology , Class of 2015
online classes labs research opportunities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS Ecology and Evolution , Class of 2007
Lots of interaction with professors (who can help introduce you to professionals) and some with professionals, during field trips. Much more difficult to take advantage of these benefits when you are part-time.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism , Class of 1980
TV, Radio and Film studios
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
economics , Class of 1989
I was a commuter and worked so i was very independant
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D. , Class of 1983
Today? No idea but I imagine they are worried about jobs and debt.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
history , Class of 1982
it was a long time ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Biology , Class of 1995
I attended RU over twenty years ago so I don't know anymore.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology , Class of 1980
It was a very large student enrollment, so very diverse and eclectic. Most in my circle were semi-serious but nor overly party-oriented.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications , Class of 1998
Don't know what you mean.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
international development , Class of 1984
VERY AVERAGE, typical state school kids: can't afford private school, not good enought to get high scholarships.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
hebraic studies , Class of 1984
Dorm life was noisy and filled with parties. Some students were serious about their studies and others were there because it was where their friends were.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bacholers , Class of 2015
The students at Rutgers Camden Campus are culturally diverse. However, majority of them are Caucasian. African American, Latino, Indian are the other races/ethnicities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Spanish , Class of 2003
Bright students from all over New Jersey, and the world.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Technical Theatre , Class of 2010
Rutgers is such a big school there is a wide variety of students and personalities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology , Class of 2015
really diverse everyone is motivated and involved in many things
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS Ecology and Evolution , Class of 2007
Multi-cultural school in NJ so lots of races, etc. However, in the ecology program, it is mostly white, middle class with some Asian descent mized in. Very little African American.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
economics , Class of 1989
they were adequate. lecture halls mostly.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D. , Class of 1983
I expect good. Have not been there since 1983.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science , Class of 1982
Some new, some older. For the most part very nice
Rated January 2016
Alumni
history , Class of 1982
i have no idea. it was a long time ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
American Studies , Class of 1980
Don't know the current status, but my sense is that facilities are better now than they were forty years ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology , Class of 1975
They were just like they r now
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology , Class of 1980
Modest, old, not very well maintained.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications , Class of 1998
All filled with various forms of state of the art equipment for the students, although most of the buildings are quite old.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
hebraic studies , Class of 1984
When I went there, there were no computers. The dorms, classrooms and dining hall, at that time, were up to date and comfortable.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bacholers , Class of 2015
The facilities are above satisfactory and offer many tools that would not otherwise be available for free.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Spanish , Class of 2003
Good computer labs, fair classrooms. I am not very familiar with dorms or dining halls, but I would rate the dorms poor from my experience, and the dining halls good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
, Class of 1998
There is a large dining hall, and an enormous library. It has dozens of classroom and several computer labs.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Technical Theatre , Class of 2010
Some facilities are very new and updated, some are a little old and run down
Rated January 2016
Alumni
biology , Class of 2015
some are old, but they are all still up to date the dining halls have great food, the dorms are kept well
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS Ecology and Evolution , Class of 2007
Excellent facilities -- some are a bit dated (not including the historic buildings, but more the ones built in the last 30-40 yrs), but well kept.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2000
extensive, open for student use
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting , Class of 2013
passable, but by no means state of the art
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
economics , Class of 1989
I was a commuter and focused only on academics and work
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ph.D. , Class of 1983
Who knows? I was in graduate school and didn't bother with such things (another point where you need to screen out people--ask for undergraduate degrees within 5 years).
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science , Class of 1982
Fraternities, sororities , various sports and clubs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology , Class of 1979
there is something for everyone
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS , Class of 1998
Horseback mounted patrol, Seeing Eye puppy raising, Experimental farms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology , Class of 1980
The radio station, WRNU, and the school paper, The Observer.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications , Class of 1998
Each group is unique unto itself.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy , Class of 2015
We have a lot of charity organizations that do a LOT every year for not jut within the school but abroad as well & our Greek Life is superb
Rated January 2016
Alumni
hebraic studies , Class of 1984
The cost at the school were awesome, and clearly, the athletic department is first class. There were living quarters that were meant to duplicate various different countries and teach those languages.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bacholers , Class of 2015
Tunnel of Oppression, Monks creating a Mandela, Discussion Panels on pressing topics, Color Run's
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Spanish , Class of 2003
Foreign language housing. Campus religious groups.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MS Ecology and Evolution , Class of 2007
Not sure as I attended grad school part time. Football seemed to be fun, traveling into NYC, and the food truck scene was always talked about.
Rated January 2016
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