About Rutgers University, New Brunswick:

Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the flagship home of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. We are a leading national research university committed to excellence in teaching, innovative research across a broad spectrum of subjects, and service that improves our local, national, and global communities. A member of the Association of American Universities and the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers is one of America’s nine original colonial colleges and one of America’s first land-grant institutions. Charming tree-lined campuses and state-of-the-art research and academic facilities host a convergence ofworld-class programs in disciplines as disparate as philosophy and oncology, physics and theater, urban planning and oceanography. Rutgers–New Brunswick straddles the Raritan River and offers convenient access to New York City (38 mi., 61 km) and Philadelphia (65 mi., 105 km) and the beautiful beaches of the Jersey Shore. Smart, ambitious, and thoughtful people from all over come together in the heart of the Northeast Corridor to create a campus community that’s diverse, energetic, and inclusive. Rutgers University–New Brunswick comprises • more than 49,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students • approximately 10,000 faculty and staff • 17 degree-granting schools • 175+ research centers • a premier Honors College • Douglass Residential College for women



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 98 111 118 109 109 118 112 129 137 144 145 163 164

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 52 62 72 66 41 91 115 110 104 125 126 116
Engineering 115 85 127 107 106 103 113 149 154 161 147 163
Life Sciences 130 122 165 171 131 134 153 152 172 186 182 179
Medicine 263 277 - 269 277 289 286 299 295 301-350 301-350 301-350
Natural Sciences 90 70 63 66 62 59 68 76 82 86 110 101
Social Sciences 38 64 71 72 58 64 75 78 77 83 82 84

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 29 41 42 46 46 43 58 60 56
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 146
Chemical Engineering 208 263 233 229 264 287 - - 351-400 351-400
Chemistry 172 117 95 104 107 111 121 117 125 117
Civil Engineering 130 115 136 165 160 194 159 190 181 176
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Computer Science 56 112 71 67 61 114 109 121 137 123
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 66
Electrical Engineering 119 143 94 104 128 171 186 172 173 174
Environment / Ecology - 71 105 119 134 124 121 140 155 150
Geosciences 63 58 71 65 77 86 85 87 96 118
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 136 99 127 129 140 141 144 148 137 140
Mathematics 34 40 31 33 38 53 45 52 64 55
Mechanical Engineering 157 182 189 162 152 136 184 218 197 201
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 227
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 144
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 229
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 46 72 100 101 90 101 116 123
Physics 62 61 58 46 72 76 97 105 131 118
Plant & Animal Science - 94 158 127 190 184 172 225 161 156
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 114
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 101
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 119