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The best way to learn about Rutgers University–New Brunswick is to visit us. See for yourself what a dynamic and accessible place Rutgers is.

One Community, Five Campuses

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Explore the five smaller, varied campuses that constitute the Rutgers University–New Brunswick community.

From the peaceful, wooded landscapes of the Douglass, George H. Cook, and Livingston campuses to madly cheering crowds at High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus and the bustle of downtown New Brunswick on the College Avenue Campus, you will find an environment to suit your mood. Learn more.

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Need help with bus schedules? With housing options? At RU-info, real Rutgers students provide answers to your questions.

To contact RU-info, you can:

RU-info hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with evening and weekend hours most of the year.

Whatever level of learning you are looking for—undergraduate, graduate, professional advancement, noncredit lifelong learning—you are almost certain to find the program that is right for you at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, along with the inspiration and support you need to succeed in your endeavor.


The First Year: A Semester Done

What's it really like to attend Rutgers? Follow three first-year students as they adjust to the demands of college life.

Discover what these students expected at the start of their Rutgers experience.

Consider Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Undergraduate Students

Explore the extraordinary possibilities for undergraduates at Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Graduate Students

Whether you’re seeking opportunities to make new discoveries or make a career change, you’ll find an advanced degree program to fit your needs. Learn about the more than 220 graduate-level programs at Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Continuous Education and Professional Development

Training certificates to help you advance your career; degree credit courses offered with busy schedules in mind; off-campus classes and online courses; nondegree courses to pursue a personal interest—the options are all here. Take the first step.

Special Populations

Nontraditional-Age Students

Not everyone heads to college right from high school. Whether you’re returning to school after some time away, pursuing a degree part time, seeking a second undergraduate degree, or entering a nondegree program, Rutgers–New Brunswick offers programs and support for nontraditional students through its University College Community.

Or perhaps you are a woman who graduated from high school more than five years ago and wants to transition back to full-time or part-time college study. Consider the Mary I. Bunting Program, which offers individualized advising and support services for the mature woman.

Transfer Students

Rutgers is happy to consider transfer students for admission. You need to be a high school graduate who has completed a minimum of 12 college credits at an accredited college or university. We also participate in a statewide program for New Jersey community college transfer students.


Veterans enrolling at Rutgers can find support and guidance in their transition to college life. We’ll do all we can to help make your adjustment to college life a smooth one and your college experience successful.

International Students

Rutgers, one of the most culturally diverse universities in the United States, welcomes applications from academically qualified international students.

Students with Disabilities

Rutgers is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Still, it is important to know that college accommodations are very different from those in high school. Our Office of Disability Services for Students addresses many of the questions you may have.