Rutgers University- New Brunswick
With more than 50,000 students on campuses in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick, Rutgers is one of the nations major public institutions of higher education. Chartered in 1766, Rutgers has a unique history as a colonial college, a land-grant institution, and a state university. The university's 27 degree-granting units offer majors in more than 100 fields, with thousands of courses covering the full range of human experience.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is committed to the ideals of excellence in fostering an enriching learning community of students, faculty and staff from a broad spectrum of nations, cultures, and historical perspectives.
Diversity is an integral component of human experience, and encompasses but is not limited to issues of race, ethnicity, culture, social class, national origin, gender, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, mental ability, and physical ability.
Despite its small size, New Jersey has a great wealth of scenic beauty, rich history, and exceptional cultural attractions. The Garden State boasts 127 miles of white sand beaches along the Atlantic, serene lakes and streams in every county, and rolling hills crossed by the Appalachian Trail. It's where Washington crossed the Delaware, where Thomas Edison invented the electric light, and where baseball and Bruce Springsteen were born.