Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an academic, health, and research powerhouse that harnesses world class talent, resources, and expertise to improve the human condition, in New Jersey and around the world.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers University is the eighth-oldest institution of higher education in the nation. Today, Rutgers, a member of the Association of American Universities, is New Jersey’s premier public research institution and flagship state university. More than 100 majors from philosophy to biotechnology to dance—plus the option to create individualized majors—offer students vast opportunities.
Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence, to conducting research that breaks new ground, and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.
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