Diversity Every Day
We are multicultural 21st-century America in microcosm. Encounters of the cultural kind are routine, and a global sensibility is an intrinsic ingredient of university life and one of our greatest strengths.
- We are located in New Jersey, the state with the nation’s third-highest percentage of foreign-born residents (U.S. Census Bureau).
- We rank among America’s top 30 national universities for ethnic diversity (U.S. News & World Report).
- Our undergraduates come from 70 countries, from Australia to Zimbabwe.
- Our faculty and staff come from many different ethnic backgrounds and countries.
Organizations and Clubs
Search our vast database and discover dozens of organizations and clubs at Rutgers–New Brunswick with a global flavor, including everything from Amnesty International to the Rutgers Undergraduate Geography Society.
Museums, Cultural Centers, Festivals, and More
Catch the international offerings at the New Jersey Film Festival. The spring 2013 schedule featured films made in Arabic, Chinese, English, and Spanish. Check out WRSU’s international radio programs with music from India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, and lots of other countries with names that don’t start with “I”.
Whether it’s an exhibit of pre-Glasnost paintings from Estonia at the Zimmerli Art Museum, a conference on the Latin Literary Imagination sponsored by the Center for Latino Arts and Culture, or dances and songs of the Andes featured at the New Jersey Folk Festival, you can expand your horizons when you tap into arts and culture at Rutgers–New Brunswick.
At Rutgers–New Brunswick, you’ve got the chance to live in special learning communities devoted to students with interests like yours. How about East Asian culture, human rights, or Middle East coexistence?
Support for International Students
People from all over the world come to study and live in the compact, dynamic state of New Jersey.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick welcomes applications from academically qualified international students.
Those who come to Rutgers–New Brunswick can find a strong network of support to make their transition easier.