About Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick is made up of five campuses located on both sides of the Raritan River. The campuses are connected by a free, campuswide bus system. The undergraduate schools are residential, with a variety of living accommodations on the five campuses.