About Rutgers University

Rutgers University 1766Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, founded in 1766, is a community of 50,000 students, faculty, and staff. Rutgers University is located in the state of New Jersey. The University features a unique mix of high-tech scientific and industry centers and rural calm. New Jersey is also famous for its excellent beaches and its numerous recreational areas.

Rutgers- New Brunswick is located in central New Jersey, close to libraries, theaters, concert halls, museums, and cultural resources. There is convenient access to shopping malls, local theaters, and cultural events. From Rutgers, travel time to entertainment and cultural activities is less than an hour to New York City, an hour and a half to Philadelphia, and four hours to Washington, D.C.

Since there are several campuses, students enjoy the benefits of a large research university with a small college atmosphere. Rutgers, as an academic and cultural center, attracts many distinguished visitors, lecturers, scholars, researchers, and performing artists. The campuses are adjacent to several multi-ethnic small towns, which offer a host of opportunities and events for cross-cultural exchange.

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