Campus & Student Life at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Home to about 35,844 undergraduates in 2020, Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large, public university located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Rutgers New Brunswick offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Rutgers New Brunswick can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Rutgers New Brunswick Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Rutgers New Brunswick Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Rutgers New Brunswick Disability Services.

Rutgers New Brunswick for the Military

While not a "service academy", Rutgers New Brunswick does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Rutgers New Brunswick Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Rutgers New Brunswick for Veterans Guide.

Rutgers New Brunswick offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Rutgers New Brunswick does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Rutgers New Brunswick offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Rutgers New Brunswick has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 35,844 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 33,788 (94.3%). Part-time attendance was 2,056 (5.7%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
33,7882,05635,844

Rutgers University - New Brunswick is Ranked #208 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Rutgers New Brunswick receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Rutgers New Brunswick #208 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Rutgers New Brunswick by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Rutgers New Brunswick Diversity Guide.

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Competes in the NCAA

Rutgers New Brunswick has a total of 708 student athletes, 364 men and 344 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$57,480,304
Total Expenses (all teams)$57,480,304
Net$0

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Rutgers University - New Brunswick Athletics

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