Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Agricultural Economics
Animal Sciences
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Food Science
General Natural Resources Management and Policy
General Plant Sciences

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
Chinese Language and Literature
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Environmental Design/Architecture
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)
Music Performance
Portuguese Language and Literature
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
Labor and Industrial Relations
Logistics and Materials Management
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric


Major Bachelors Masters
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching


Major Bachelors Masters
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Science
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Research

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Public Health (MPH, DPH)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Library Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Other Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Other Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
Educational Psychology
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican- American/Chicano Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Russian Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer and Information Sciences

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 8 Reviews

63% of students gave Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

Rutgers academics is very strong and that is great because students should graduate with the best edication when graduating from a university. Most professors are great but there are always a few that are around but they can be avioded simply by looking them up before registering for classes or by friending upper-classmen who are in the same fields and can give advice on which professors to avoid. My professors have been great so far and I plan to keep relationship with them by going for help so they can write me a great letter of reccomendation when needed. Most classrooms are small unless you are taking courses that are taken by many others majors, such as chemistry, psychology. These course are usually lecture size with about 200-300 students in an auditorium style classroom. Other courses such as english or mathematics can be from a small lecture room size conatingi about 100-students to a small classroom size with about eight students. work load is also not bad if you can manage your time effectively, and that may need some time if you are an incoming freshmen. However there are programs for those freshmens to get adjusted and do well in college in their first semster.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Academics Rating

The classes at Rutgers are extremely involved and there are amazing professors. The class size varies greatly depending on if you are taking a lower level class that many people are required to take or a specialty class that's meant more for juniors or seniors

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 91%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held the first few weeks of each semester.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • UN Semester

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Technology

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Dentistry

Class Sizes at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 41%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 11%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 39%
  • 100+ Students: 9%
Fewer than 20 Students 41%
50 - 100 Students 11%
20 - 49 Students 39%
100+ Students 9%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 46
  • Unknown and Other: 42
  • Asian: 8
  • African American: 3
  • Latino: 2
Caucasian 46
Unknown and Other 42
Asian 8
African American 3
Latino 2

Faculty at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Total Faculty 4,299
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14
Full-Time Professors 8,186
Male Faculty 2,403
Part-Time Professors 2,149
Women Faculty 1,896

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