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RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (/ˈrʌtɡərz/ ), commonly referred to as RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, RUTGERS, or RU, is an American public research university and the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey
New Jersey
.

Rutgers was chartered as QUEEN\'S COLLEGE on November 10, 1766. It is the eighth-oldest college in the United States
United States
and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution
American Revolution
. The college was renamed RUTGERS COLLEGE in 1825 in honor of Colonel Henry Rutgers (1745–1830), a New York City landowner, philanthropist and former military officer, whose $5,000 bond donation to the school allowed it to reopen after years of financial difficulty. For most of its existence, Rutgers was a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
. The college expanded its role in research and instruction in agriculture, engineering, and science when it was named as the state's sole land-grant college in 1864 under the Morrill Act of 1862 . It gained university status in 1924 with the introduction of graduate education and further expansion. However, Rutgers evolved into a coeducational public research university after being designated "The State University of New Jersey" by the New Jersey Legislature in laws enacted in 1945 and 1956. It is one of only two colonial colleges that later became public universities. Rutgers, however, remains something of a public-private hybrid, in particular retaining certain "private rights" against unilateral changes in its governance, name, and structure that the state might otherwise want to impose.

Rutgers has three campuses located throughout New Jersey: the New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway , the Newark campus and the Camden campus. The university has additional facilities elsewhere in New Jersey. Instruction is offered by 9,000 faculty members in 175 academic departments to over 45,000 undergraduate students and more than 20,000 graduate and professional students.

The university is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance , the Association of American Universities and the Universities Research Association .

CONTENTS

* 1 History
History

* 1.1 Colonial period * 1.2 Financial troubles and a benefactor * 1.3 Land-grant college * 1.4 State University * 1.5 Today

* 2 Organization and administration

* 2.1 University president
University president
* 2.2 Governing boards * 2.3 Affiliations

* 3 Locations and divisions

* 3.1 Rutgers–New Brunswick * 3.2 Rutgers–Newark * 3.3 Rutgers–Camden * 3.4 Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences * 3.5 Rutgers-Online * 3.6 Off-campus

* 4 Academics

* 4.1 Profile * 4.2 Libraries * 4.3 Museums and collections * 4.4 Admissions and financial aid * 4.5 Rankings

* 5 Research

* 6 Student life

* 6.1 Residential life * 6.2 Security and emergency services * 6.3 Student organizations and activities * 6.4 Traditions * 6.5 Colors, mottos and mascots

* 7 Athletics

* 8 Notable people

* 8.1 Alumni * 8.2 Faculty

* 9 Overseas study * 10 See also

* 11 References

* 11.1 Notes * 11.2 Citations

* 12 Bibliography * 13 External links

HISTORY

Main article: History of Rutgers University Early 19th-century drawing of Old Queen's (1809), the oldest building on the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

COLONIAL PERIOD

Two decades after the College of New Jersey
New Jersey
(now known as Princeton University ) was established in 1746 by the New Light Presbyterians, ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
, seeking autonomy in ecclesiastical affairs in the American colonies, sought to establish a college to train those who wanted to become ministers within the church. Through several years of effort by the Rev. Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (1691–1747) and Rev. Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736–1790), later the college's first president, Queen's College received its charter on November 10, 1766 from New Jersey's last Royal Governor, William Franklin (1730–1813), the illegitimate son of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
. The original charter established the college under the corporate name the trustees of Queen's College, in New-Jersey, named in honor of King George III 's Queen consort , Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818), and created both the college and the Queen's College Grammar School, intended to be a preparatory school affiliated and governed by the college. The Grammar School, today the private Rutgers Preparatory School , was a part of the college community until 1959. New Brunswick was chosen as the location over Hackensack because the New Brunswick Dutch had the support of the Anglican
Anglican
population, making the royal charter easier to obtain.

The original purpose of Queen's College was to "educate the youth in language, liberal, the divinity, and useful arts and sciences" and for the training of future ministers for the Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
The college admitted its first students in 1771—a single sophomore and a handful of first-year students taught by a lone instructor—and granted its first degree in 1774, to Matthew Leydt . Despite the religious nature of the early college, the first classes were held at a tavern called the Sign of the Red Lion. When the Revolutionary War broke out and taverns were suspected by the British as being hotbeds of rebel activity, the college abandoned the tavern and held classes in private homes.

FINANCIAL TROUBLES AND A BENEFACTOR

Oil painting of Revolutionary War hero and philanthropist , Colonel Henry Rutgers (1745–1830), early benefactor and namesake of Rutgers University
Rutgers University

In its early years, due to a lack of funds, Queen's College was closed for two extended periods. Early trustees considered merging the college with the College of New Jersey, in Princeton (the measure failed by one vote) and later considered relocating to New York City. In 1808, after raising $12,000, the college was temporarily reopened and broke ground on a building of its own, called " Old Queens ", designed by architect John McComb, Jr. The college's third president, the Rev. Ira Condict
Ira Condict
, laid the cornerstone on April 27, 1809. Shortly after, the New Brunswick Theological Seminary , founded in 1784, relocated from Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, New York
, to New Brunswick, and shared facilities with Queen's College (and the Queen\'s College Grammar School , as all three institutions were then overseen by the Reformed Church in America ). During those formative years, all three institutions fit into Old Queens. In 1830, the Queen's College Grammar School moved across the street, and in 1856, the Seminary relocated to a seven-acre (28,000 m2) tract less than one-half miles (800 m) away.

After several years of closure resulting from an economic depression after the War of 1812
War of 1812
, Queen's College reopened in 1825 and was renamed "Rutgers College" in honor of American Revolutionary War
American Revolutionary War
hero Colonel Henry Rutgers (1745–1830). According to the Board of Trustees, Colonel Rutgers was honored because he epitomized Christian values . A year after the school was renamed, it received two donations from its namesake: a $200 bell still hanging from the cupola of Old Queen's and a $5,000 bond (equivalent to $106,000 in 2016) which placed the college on sound financial footing.

LAND-GRANT COLLEGE

Rutgers College became the land-grant college of New Jersey
New Jersey
in 1864 under the Morrill Act of 1862 , resulting in the establishment of the Rutgers Scientific School, featuring departments of agriculture , engineering , and chemistry . The Rutgers Scientific School would expand over the years to grow into the New Jersey
New Jersey
Agricultural Experiment Station (1880) and divide into the College of Engineering (1914) and the College of Agriculture
Agriculture
(1921). Rutgers created the New Jersey
New Jersey
College for Women in 1918, and the School of Education in 1924. With the development of graduate education, and the continued expansion of the institution, the collection of schools became Rutgers University in 1924. Rutgers College continued as a liberal arts college within the university. Later, University College (1945) was founded to serve part-time, commuting students and Livingston College (1969) was created by the Rutgers Trustees, ensuring that the interests of ethnically diverse New Jersey
New Jersey
students were met.

STATE UNIVERSITY

Rutgers was designated the State University of New Jersey
New Jersey
by acts of the New Jersey
New Jersey
Legislature in 1945 and 1956. Shortly after, the University of Newark (1935) was merged with Rutgers in 1946, as were the College of South Jersey and South Jersey Law School, in 1950. These two institutions became Rutgers University–Newark and Rutgers University–Camden , respectively. On September 10, 1970, after much debate, the Board of Governors voted to admit women into Rutgers College.

There were setbacks in the growth of the university. In 1967, the Rutgers Physics
Physics
Department had a Centers of Excellence Grant from the NSF which allowed the Physics
Physics
Department to hire several faculty each year and become a more prominent institution. These faculty were to be paid by the grant for three years, but after that time any faculty hired with the Associate or Full Professor designation would become tenured. The Governor and the Chancellor forced Rutgers to lose this grant by rejecting these faculty as tenured.

In 1970, the newly formed Rutgers Medical School hired major faculty members from other institutions. In 1971, the Governor's Office separated Rutgers Medical School from Rutgers University
Rutgers University
and made it part of New Jersey
New Jersey
College of Medicine and Dentistry , and many faculty left the Medical School, including the dean of the Medical School, Dr. Dewitt Stetten, who later became the Director of the National Institutes of Health. As a result of the separation of the Medical School from Rutgers University, graduate PhD programs that had been started in the medical center were lost, and students had to seek other institutions to finish their degrees.

TODAY

Place on the western end of Voorhees Mall , a bronze statue of William the Silent commemorates the university's Dutch heritage.

Prior to 1982, separate liberal arts faculties existed in the several separate "residential colleges " (Rutgers, Douglass, Livingston, University, and Cook colleges) at Rutgers–New Brunswick. In 1982, under president Edward J. Bloustein , the liberal arts faculties of these five institutions were centralized into one college, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which itself had no students. The separate residential colleges persisted for students, and while instructors for classes were now drawn from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, separate standards for admission, good standing, and graduation still continued for students, depending on which residential college they were enrolled in. Finally in the fall of 2007, Rutgers, Douglass, Livingston, and University Colleges, along with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences were merged into the new "School of Arts and Sciences " with one set of admissions criteria, curriculum and graduation requirements. At this time, the liberal arts components of Cook College were absorbed into the School of Arts and Sciences as well, while the other aspects of the college remained, but as the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. These changes in 2007 ended the 241-year history of Rutgers College as a distinct institution.

In 2013, most of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey was integrated with Rutgers University
Rutgers University
and, along with several existing Rutgers units, was reformed as Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences . This merger attached the New Jersey
New Jersey
Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to Rutgers University.

On June 20, 2012, the outgoing president of Rutgers University, Richard L. McCormick announced that Rutgers will "...integrate five acres along George Street between Seminary Place and Bishop Place into the College Avenue Campus." Most of the block had been occupied by the New Brunswick Theological Seminary . Rutgers agreed to rebuild the seminary in exchange for the land it gave up.

In 2013, Rutgers changed part of its alma mater, "On the Banks of the Old Raritan ". Where the lyrics had stated, "My father sent me to old Rutgers, and resolved that I should be a man," now they state, "From far and near we came to Rutgers, and resolved to learn all that we can."

Rutgers celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2016. On May 15 President Barack Obama
Barack Obama
became first sitting president to speak at the university’s commencement. The university held a variety of celebrations, academic programs, and commemorative events which culminated on the 250th anniversary date, November 10, 2016.

ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

Winter at Old Queens, the oldest building at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, built between 1809–1825. Old Queens houses much of the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
administration.

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT

See also: List of Rutgers University presidents

Since 1785, twenty men have served as the institution's president, beginning with the Reverend Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh , a Dutch Reformed clergyman who was responsible for establishing the college. Before 1930, most of the university's presidents were clergymen affiliated with Christian denominations in the Reformed tradition (either Dutch Reformed, Presbyterian , or German Reformed). Two presidents were alumni of Rutgers College—the Rev. William H. S. Demarest (Class of 1883) and Philip Milledoler Brett (Class of 1892).

The current president is Robert L. Barchi , M.D., Ph.D. (b. 1946), an accomplished neuroscientist and board-certified physician. Dr. Barchi previously served as president of the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
and as provost of the University of Pennsylvania before being appointed by the university's two governing boards on April 11, 2012 to succeed outgoing president Richard L. McCormick (b. 1947), the son of popular Rutgers history professor and college dean Richard P. McCormick . Barchi assumed the office on September 1, 2012 and his tenure has so far involved overseeing the university's acquisition of a medical school and related research and clinical facilities after a merger with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey
, a redevelopment of the College Avenue Campus, and a transition of the Scarlet Knights athletic program to the Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Conference
(beginning in 2014).

The president serves in an ex officio capacity as a presiding officer within the university's 59-member board of trustees and its eleven-member board of governors, and is appointed by these boards to oversee day-to-day operations of the university across its campuses. He is charged with implementing "board policies with the help and advice of senior administrators and other members of the university community." The president is responsible only to those two governing boards—there is no oversight by state officials. Frequently, the president also occupies a professorship in his academic discipline and engages in instructing students.

GOVERNING BOARDS

Graduate student housing at Rutgers-Camden

Governance at Rutgers University
Rutgers University
rests with a Board of Trustees consisting of 59 members, and a Board of Governors consisting of 11 members: 6 appointed by the Governor of New Jersey
New Jersey
and 5 chosen by the Board of Trustees. The trustees constitute chiefly an advisory body to the board of governors and are the fiduciary overseers of the property and assets of the university that existed before the institution became the State University of New Jersey
New Jersey
in 1945. The initial reluctance of the trustees (still acting as a private corporate body) to cede control of certain business affairs to the state government for direction and oversight caused the state to establish the board of governors in 1956. Today, the board of governors maintains much of the corporate control of the university.

The members of the Board of Trustees are voted upon by different constituencies or appointed. "Two faculty and two students are elected by the University Senate as nonvoting representatives. The 59 voting members are chosen in the following way as mandated by state law: 28 charter members (of whom at least three shall be women), 20 alumni members nominated by the Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees, and five public members appointed by the governor of the state with confirmation by the New Jersey
New Jersey
State Senate. The six members of the Board of Governors appointed by the governor also serve as members of the Board of Trustees. Of the 28 charter seats, three are reserved for students with full voting rights."

AFFILIATIONS

* Association of American Universities * Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
* Big Ten Academic Alliance * Universities Research Association * Association of Public and Land-grant Universities * Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Conference

LOCATIONS AND DIVISIONS

Rutgers University
Rutgers University
has three campuses in the state of New Jersey
New Jersey
. The New Brunswick Campus located in the city of New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway is the largest campus of the university. The Newark Campus in Newark , and the Camden Campus in Camden are located in the northern and southern parts of the state, respectively. Combined, these campuses comprise 33 degree-granting schools and colleges, offering undergraduate, graduate and professional levels of study. The university is centrally administered from New Brunswick, although Chancellors at the Newark and Camden campuses hold significant autonomy for some academic issues.

RUTGERS–NEW BRUNSWICK

Main article: Rutgers University–New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Campus (or Rutgers–New Brunswick) is the oldest and largest campus of Rutgers; it is the site of the original Rutgers College. It is spread across six municipalities in Middlesex County, New Jersey
New Jersey
, chiefly in the City of New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway. It resides right along Route 18. It is composed of five smaller campuses, and a few buildings in downtown New Brunswick. The original and historic College Avenue Campus is adjacent to downtown New Brunswick, and includes the seat of the University, Old Queens and other nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century buildings that constitute the Queens Campus and Voorhees Mall . This campus is the main campus that many students tend to hang out on due to the proximity to New Brunswick's train station as well as its proximity to the numerous food options located downtown. In addition, the large amount of off-campus housing as well as fraternities and sororities sitting on this campus makes it the most active with groups of students flocking to this hot destination on Friday nights. On the other side of the city, Douglass Campus and Cook Campus are adjacent and intertwined with each other, and are often referred to collectively as the Cook/Douglass Campus. Cook Campus has extensive farms and woods that reach into North Brunswick and East Brunswick. Separated by the Raritan River are Busch Campus , in Piscataway, and Livingston Campus, also mainly in Piscataway but including remote sections of land extending into Edison and the Borough of Highland Park. The Busch Campus is noted to be the home for Rutgers' highly ranked Ernest Mario School of Pharamacy, as well the other biological and engineering majors. On this campus is the golf course as well as the football stadium. The Livingston campus is home to Rutgers' Basketball
Basketball
team as well as many other sports teams at the RAC, a trapezoidal building which currently acts as home for most notably the Men's Basketball
Basketball
Team. Additionally, this campus has undergone many renovations to be regarded as the most "modern" campus. The entrance into this campus is well-stated by an all-glass business building known as the "100 Rock". From this building's fifth floor lounge, one can see the Manhattan
Manhattan
Skyline in the heart of New York City on many clear days. Surrounded by arguably the best dining hall, as well as top notch housing, Livingston intrigues many students who may want a quieter city-life experience than the one on College Avenue.The Rutgers Campus Buses transport students between the various campuses.

As of Fall 2010, the New Brunswick-Piscataway campuses include 19 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, including the School of Arts and Sciences , the School of Communication and Information , the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy , the School of Engineering
Engineering
, the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences , the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy , the Graduate School, the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, the Graduate School of Education, the School of Management and Labor Relations , Mason Gross School of the Arts , the College of Nursing, the Rutgers Business School and the School of Social Work. As of 2012, 31,593 undergraduates and 8,841 graduate students (total 40,434) are enrolled at the New Brunswick-Piscataway campus. The New Brunswick-Piscataway campus includes a new state-of-the-art Business School building on the Livingston Campus that accommodates the rising number of students pursuing a business degree.

RUTGERS–NEWARK

Main article: Rutgers University–Newark

The Newark Campus (or Rutgers–Newark) consists of eight undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, including: Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College, School of Criminal Justice, Graduate School, School of Nursing, School of Public Affairs and Administration , Rutgers Business School and Rutgers School of Law - Newark . As of 2012, 7,666 undergraduates and 4,345 graduate students (total 12,011) are enrolled at the Newark campus.

RUTGERS–CAMDEN

Rutgers-Camden School of Law entrance. Main article: Rutgers University–Camden

The Camden Campus (or Rutgers–Camden) consists of five undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, including: Camden College of Arts and Sciences, University College, Graduate School, Rutgers School of Business – Camden and Rutgers School of Law - Camden . The schools are located in the Cooper's Grant and Central Waterfront neighborhoods of Camden. As of 2012, 4,708 undergraduates and 1,635 graduate students (total 6,343) are enrolled at the Camden campus.

RUTGERS BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Main article: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

The Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) is a division of the university that serves as an umbrella organization for schools, centers, and institutes from Rutgers University
Rutgers University
and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey
. The organization was incorporated into the university following the 2013 merger of Rutgers and the UMDNJ. While its various facilities are spread across several locations statewide, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is considered a "campus" for certain organizational purposes, such as the appointment of a separate Chancellor.

RBHS comprises nine schools and other research centers and institutes including; Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, New Jersey
New Jersey
Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, College of Nursing, School of Nursing, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Related Professions, the School of Public Health, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Environmental and the Occupational Health Sciences Institute. The programs are offered at different location sites across New Jersey
New Jersey
in New Brunswick, Newark, Camden, Stratford, and Scotch Plains.

RUTGERS-ONLINE

As of Fall 2015, Rutgers offers a total of 11 fully online degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. An integral part of the institution's academic fabric, and a priority in the university's strategic development initiatives, these programs constitute, collectively, "Rutgers Online." Online degree programs at Rutgers must meet the same academic expectations, in terms of both teaching and learning outcomes, as traditional on-campus programs.

OFF-CAMPUS

Rutgers offers classes at several off-campus sites in affiliation with community colleges and other state colleges throughout New Jersey. These partnerships are designed to enable students to achieve a seamless transfer to Rutgers, and to take all of their Rutgers classes in a select number of the most popular majors at the community college campus. The collaborative effort provides access to Rutgers faculty teaching Rutgers courses, at a convenient location, but it is also one of the few programs that cater exclusively to the non-traditional student population. Rutgers' current partners include Atlantic Cape , Brookdale , Mercer , Morris , and Raritan Valley community colleges.

ACADEMICS

New Jersey
New Jersey
Hall on the New Brunswick College Avenue Campus was the home of the Agricultural Experiment Station, Biology
Biology
and Chemistry faculty. It now houses the university's Department of Economics.

PROFILE

Established in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey
is one of the nine colonial chartered colleges established before the American Revolution
American Revolution
. In 1864, the New Jersey
New Jersey
Legislature selected Rutgers as New Jersey's sole land-grant college which expanded the school's offerings in the fields of practical agriculture, science, military science and engineering. The state legislature designated Rutgers to be New Jersey's state university by acts passed in 1945 and 1956. It is the only university in the United States
United States
able to boast all three designations. The university offers more than 100 distinct bachelor, 100 master, and 80 doctoral and professional degree programs across 175 academic departments, 29 degree-granting schools and colleges, 16 of which offer graduate programs of study.

Rutgers is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
(1921), and in 1989, became a member of the Association of American Universities , an organization of the 62 leading research universities in North America. Rutgers–New Brunswick is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as "RU/VH", which stands for Research Intensive University, Very High research activity. Rutgers–Newark is classified by the same organization as "RU/H", meaning Research Intensive University, High research activity and Rutgers–Camden is given the classification of "Master's M", signifying the university's inclusion in the Master's Colleges and Universities category as a medium-sized institution.

LIBRARIES

The Archibald S. Alexander Library is the main library at Rutgers University
Rutgers University
An art library on the College Avenue campus

The Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Libraries (RUL) system consists of twenty-six libraries, centers and reading rooms located on the University's four campuses. Housing a collection that includes 4,383,848 volumes (print and electronic), 4,605,896 microforms, as well as a wide array of electronic indexes and abstracts, full-text electronic journals, and research guides, Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Libraries ranks among the nation's top research libraries. The American Library Association
American Library Association
ranks the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Library system as the 44th largest library in the United States
United States
in terms of volumes held.

The Archibald S. Alexander Library in New Brunswick is the oldest and the largest library of the University, and houses an extensive humanities and social science collection. It also supports the work of faculty and staff at four professional schools: the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, the Graduate School of Education, the Graduate School of Social Work, and the School of Communication and Information. Alexander Library is also a Federal Depository Library , maintaining a large collection of government documents, which contains United States, New Jersey, foreign, and international government publications. The Library of Science and Medicine (LSM) on the Busch Campus in Piscataway houses the University's collection in behavioral , biological , earth , and pharmaceutical sciences and engineering . LSM also serves as a designated depository library for government publication regarding science, and owns a U.S. patent collection and patent search facility. It was officially established as the Library of Science and Medicine in July 1964 although the beginning of the development of a library for science started in 1962. The current character of LSM is a university science library also serving a medical school. On the New Brunswick-Piscataway campus, in addition to Alexander Library, many individual disciplines have their own libraries, including Alcohol Studies, Art History
History
, Chemistry
Chemistry
, Mathematics
Mathematics
, Music
Music
, and Physics
Physics
. Special Collections and University Archives
Archives
houses the Sinclair New Jersey Collection, manuscript collection, and rare book collection, as well as the University Archives
Archives
. Although located in the Alexander Library building, Special Collections and University Archives
Archives
actually comprises a distinct unit unto itself. Also located within the Alexander Library is the East Asian Library which holds a sizable collection of Chinese, Japanese and Korean monographs and periodicals. In Newark , the John Cotton Dana Library , which includes the Institute of Jazz Studies , and the Paul Robeson Library in Camden , serve their respective campuses with a broad collection of volumes. Individual items and collections within the Libraries can be identified using the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Library Catalog .

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum on Hamilton Street in New Brunswick

Rutgers oversees several museums and collections that are open to the public.

* Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum , on the College Avenue Campus maintains a collection of over 60,000 works of art, focusing on Russian and Soviet art, French 19th-century art and American 19th- and 20th-century art with a concentration on early-20th-century and contemporary prints. * Rutgers University Geology Museum in Geology
Geology
Hall features exhibits on geology and anthropology , with an emphasis on the natural history of New Jersey. The largest exhibits include a dinosaur trackway from Towaco, New Jersey
New Jersey
; a mastodon from Salem County ; and a Ptolemaic era Egyptian mummy . * New Jersey
New Jersey
Museum of Agriculture
Agriculture
on Cook Campus, houses an extensive collection of agricultural, scientific and household tools that spans 350 years of New Jersey's history. The bulk of the collection rests on the 8,000-item Wabun C. Krueger Collection of Agricultural, Household, and Scientific Artifacts, and over 30,000 glass negatives and historic photographs . This has since been closed.

* Rutgers Gardens, which features 50 acres (20 ha ) of horticultural, display, and botanical gardens , as well as arboretums . * Edison Papers, is a collection of roughly 5 million documents related to Thomas Alva Edison. Nearly 175,000 of these documents are digitized and available to be viewed through their website

Rutgers' facilities across the four campuses include a golf course, botanical gardens , working agricultural, horse, dairy, and sustainable farms , a creamery, an ecological preserve with multiple use trails, television and radio studios, theaters, museums, athletic facilities, helipads, a makerspace , and more.

ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID

U.S. News the yield rate (the percentage of accepted students who enroll) was 35.1%. The middle 50% range of SAT
SAT
scores was 520–640 for critical reading, 570–690 for math, and 540–650 for writing. For the Class of 2020 (enrolling fall 2016), the New Brunswick campus accepted 58% of the 35,340 applicants. The number enrolling was 7,706; the yield rate was 37%.

As a state university, Rutgers charges two separate rates for tuition and fees depending on an enrolled student's residency. The Office of Institutional Research and Academic Planning estimates that costs in-state student of attending Rutgers would amount to $25,566 for an undergraduate living on-campus and $30,069 for a graduate student. For an out-of-state student, the costs rise to $38,228 and $39,069 respectively. As of the 2012–2013 academic school year, the cost of attendance for in-state students is $13,073, $26,393 for out-of-state students and $11,412 for Room and Board.

In the 2010–2011 academic year, undergraduate students at Rutgers, through a combination of federal (53.5%), state (23.6%), university (18.1%), and private (4.8%) scholarship, loans, and grants, received $492,260,845 of financial aid . 81.4% of all undergraduates, or 34,473 students, received some form of financial aid. During the same period, graduate students, through a combination of federal (61.9%), state (1.8%), university (34.5%), and private (1.9%) scholarship, loans, and grants received $182,384,256 of financial aid. 81.5% of all graduate students, or 11,852 students received some form of financial aid.

In 2007, the university's office for Enrollment Management launched the Rutgers Future Scholars Program as an initiative to help 7th graders from low-income families achieve academic success and be the first in their families to go to college. The program targets students from the school systems of Rutgers's hometowns, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, and Camden. Once admitted, the students receive mentoring and college prep courses each summer leading up to the year of their college applications. If admitted to the university, they are given a full tuition scholarship for four years of undergraduate study. The program has been very successful and currently admits as many as 200 new 7th graders each year with the most of the original 200 now attending the University as undergraduates.

RANKINGS

UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

NATIONAL

ARWU 48

FORBES 141

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 70

WASHINGTON MONTHLY 61

GLOBAL

ARWU 96

QS 301

TIMES 123

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 82

The university was ranked 48th in the United States
United States
and 96th worldwide in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities
Academic Ranking of World Universities
(ARWU), while ranking 24th nationwide and 33rd in the world in the 2014 Center for World University Rankings.

In the 2016 U.S. News Rutgers was ranked 20th in the rankings they compiled for state universities. On a side note, Forbes
Forbes
ranked Rutgers as being the 20th best public university in the United States for "getting rich", as judged by its students' median salaries upon graduation.

Eleven of Rutgers' graduate departments are ranked by the National Research Council in the top 25 among all universities: Philosophy (2nd), Geology
Geology
(ranked 9th nationally based on NSF funding), Geography (13th), Statistics
Statistics
(17th), English (17th), Mathematics
Mathematics
(19th), Art History
History
(20th), Physics
Physics
(20th), History
History
(20th) Comparative Literature (22nd), French (22nd), and Materials Science Engineering
Engineering
(25th).

The Rutgers Business School is ranked 39th in the Wall Street Journal 's Ranking of Top Business Schools. The full-time Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is ranked 48th in United States according to U.S. News and World Report
U.S. News and World Report
, with speciality at Pharma, Biotech and Healthcare industries. The Master of Quantitative Finance (M.Q.F.) program at Rutgers Business School and Master of Mathematical Finance (M.S.M.F) program at the department of Mathematics, is ranked 7th in the United States.

The Philosophy
Philosophy
Department was ranked tied for first in 2002–04, and second in 2004–06 in the Philosophical Gourmet 's biennial report on Philosophy
Philosophy
programs in the English-speaking world. The Rutgers Quad Clock on College Avenue.

The Division of Global Affairs (DGA) Ph.D. program at Rutgers University-Newark was ranked fifth in the nation in the Benchmarking Academic Excellence survey of Top Universities in Social and Behavioral Sciences Disciplines in the combined category of International Affairs and Development for 2006–07.

On September 13, 2010, the Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
ranked Rutgers University #21 in schools whose graduates are top-rated by recruiters.

On June 28, 2012 the New Jersey
New Jersey
state legislature passed the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act that will dissolve the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and merge most of its schools, including Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , New Jersey
New Jersey
Medical School and New Jersey
New Jersey
Dental School , with Rutgers University
Rutgers University
forming a new Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences by July 1, 2013. Members of the Rutgers Board of Governors estimated that the takeover of UMDNJ could "elevate Rutgers’ status to among the top 25 most elite research universities in America."

RESEARCH

Prof. Selman A. Waksman (B.Sc. 1915), who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for developing 22 antibiotics—most notably Streptomycin —in his laboratory at Rutgers University
Rutgers University

Rutgers is home to the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Center for Cognitive Science , also known as RUCCS. Researchers in psychology , linguistics , computer science , philosophy , electrical engineering , and anthropology combine resources to advance the study of the mind at this state of the art institution.

It was at Rutgers that Selman Waksman
Selman Waksman
(1888–1973) discovered several antibiotics , including actinomycin , clavacin , streptothricin, grisein, neomycin , fradicin , candicidin , candidin, and others. Waksman, along with graduate student Albert Schatz (1920–2005), discovered streptomycin —a versatile antibiotic that was to be the first applied to cure tuberculosis . For this discovery, Waksman received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1952.

Rutgers developed water-soluble sustained release polymers, tetraploids , robotic hands , artificial bovine insemination , and the ceramic tiles for the heat shield on the Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
. In health related field, Rutgers has the Environmental "> The Rutgers Tomato growing at a New Jersey
New Jersey
greenhouse

Rutgers is home to the Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension office, which is run by the Agricultural and Experiment Station with the support of local government. The institution provides research "> The Voorhees Chapel is a notable landmark on the Douglass campus at Rutgers. Douglass was founded as an all-women's college in 1918, but now houses co-ed dormitories

Rutgers University
Rutgers University
offers a variety of housing options. On the New Brunswick -Piscataway campus, students are given the option of on-campus housing in both traditional dorms or apartments. Freshman students, however, are allowed only a dorm, while upperclassmen have a wider array of on-campus housing choices, like apartments, but must apply for on-campus housing through the Rutgers online lottery process. Despite some overcrowding, most students seeking on-campus housing will be accommodated with a space. Currently Rutgers University is undergoing a series of constructions to expand residence life. Many Rutgers students opt to rent apartments or houses off-campus within the city of New Brunswick. Similar setups are to be found in Rutgers–Newark and Rutgers–Camden, however a substantial portion of the students on those campuses commute and/or are enrolled on a part-time basis. Demarest Hall dormitory

Rutgers University's four campuses are in the culturally-diverse, redeveloping urban areas (Newark , Camden , and New Brunswick ) with convenient access to New York City and Philadelphia
Philadelphia
by either automobile, Amtrak
Amtrak
or New Jersey
New Jersey
Transit . US News "> Shrubbery at the College Avenue campus

Rutgers University
Rutgers University
has a student government which controls funding to student groups. The student government is made up of campus councils and professional school councils. Those councils then send representatives to the student assembly as well as the university senate. An example of these campus councils is the University College Council, which represents adult, part-time, and military veteran students.

Rutgers hosts over 700 student organizations ; among the first student groups was the first college newspaper in the United States
United States
. The Political Intelligencer and New Jersey
New Jersey
Adviser began publication at Queen's College in 1783, and ceased operation in 1785. Continuing this tradition is the university's current college newspaper, The Daily Targum , established in 1869, which is the second-oldest college newspaper published in the United States, after The Dartmouth (1843). Both poet Joyce Kilmer and economist Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
served as editors. Also included are The Medium , Rutgers Entertainment Weekly, Rutgers Centurion , a conservative newspaper, the Rutgers University Glee Club , a male choral singing group established in 1872 (among the oldest in the country). Rutgers a cappella groups have routinely placed well in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella , including 2010 when The OrphanSporks placed second in the semifinals. Governed by the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Student Assembly and funded by student fees, students can organize groups for practically any political ideology or issue, ethnic or religious affiliation, academic subject, activity, or hobby.

Rutgers University
Rutgers University
is home to chapters of many Greek organizations, and a significant percentage of the undergraduate student body is active in Greek life. Several fraternities and sororities maintain houses for their chapters in the area of Union Street (known familiarly as "Frat Row") in New Brunswick , within blocks of Rutgers' College Avenue Campus. Chapters of Zeta Psi and Delta Phi organized at Rutgers as early as 1845. The Alpha Rho chapter of Chi Psi fraternity, founded at Rutgers College in 1879, was the first fraternity at Rutgers to own a fraternity house, or "Lodge", purchased in 1887. The fraternity today still owns and occupies the same property at 114 College Avenue. Today, there are over 50 fraternities and sororities on the New Brunswick-Piscataway campus, ranging from traditional to historically African-American
African-American
, Hispanic , Multicultural , and Asian interest organizations. The New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University has a chapter of the only active co-ed pre-medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon , as of 2008. Greek organizations are governed by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs. Twelve organizations maintain chapters in New Brunswick without sanction by the University's administration. Students involved in Greek Life must meet academic eligibility requirements including maintaining a cumulative 2.5 GPA, completion of 12 credits, and be a currently enrolled full-time student. Some individual organizations hold a higher GPA requirement.

Many Greek organizations hold fundraising events specific to their philanthropy. However, it's Rutgers tradition that our students participate in one of the largest student-run philanthropic events in New Jersey. All proceeds go to the non-profit organization, Embrace Kids Foundation. This foundation advocates for children with cancer and blood disorders. Dance Marathon includes over 400 dancers pledging to stay away and stand for 32 hours with the support and help of 500 volunteers. Dance Marathon 2015 collected a record breaking $692,046.67. Several of the campuses are relatively new; the Busch campus (shown) was built within the last few decades and the Livingston campus is being expanded with new dormitories and facilities.

In the late 19th century, the university banned fraternities because of their unusual hazing practices. This caused them to go underground as secret societies. It also sparked the interest of some students to create their own societies. Cap and Skull was founded at Rutgers before the turn of the 20th century.

Rutgers has four vocal ensembles: Voorhees Choir (the university's women's ensemble), Kirkpatrick Choir (the university's most selective coed ensemble), Glee Club (the university's most esteemed male ensemble), and University Choir (a larger mixed choir).

In 2011, the Iota Psi chapter of Sigma Chi
Sigma Chi
raised a national Greek record of $167,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network with the help of seven sororities: Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Chi Omega
, Delta Gamma , Gamma Phi Beta , Phi Sigma Sigma , Sigma Delta Tau , Sigma Kappa , and Zeta Tau Alpha .

TRADITIONS

Main article: Rutgers University traditions
Rutgers University traditions

The Grease Trucks
Grease Trucks
are a group of truck-based food vendors located on the College Avenue Campus. They serve traditional grill fare, Middle-Eastern specialties, and are especially well known for serving "Fat Sandwiches," a sub roll containing various ingredients such as cheesesteak, burgers, pork roll, chicken fingers, French fries, mozzarella sticks, eggs, bacon, gyro meat, and marinara sauce. The Rutgers Grease Trucks
Grease Trucks
were located in a designated lot for nearly two decades until August 2013. Truck owners were forced to relocate due to the construction of an $84-million student apartment complex. Three trucks remain on the College Avenue Campus, while the remaining two were moved to the Cook/Douglass Campus.

The Dance Marathon is a student-run organization that consists of a year-long series of fundraisers and culminates with the annual Marathon on April 5–6 in the College Avenue Gym. At the Marathon over 400 dancers pledge to raise funds and remain standing for 32 hours without sleeping. The 'Dancers', along with over 500 volunteers and countless visitors, are entertained by live bands, comedians, prize giveaways, games, sports, a mechanical bull, computer and internet access, various theme hours and much more. Rutgers has held this tradition since 1999 and to date has raised in excess of $1.3 million for the EMBRACE KIDS FOUNDATION. In the seventies the Dance Marathon raised funds for the American Cancer Society. In the Eighties it was the Rutger Cancer Research Association.

'RutgersFest was a day-long cultural event staged variously on either Livingston Campus or Busch Campus. It was designed to promote college spirit through student organization participation with activities and entertainment throughout the day, culminating with a free concert and fireworks at night. The event was free to all students and guests and was funded as part of an elected programming fee paid by all students as part tuition. Past musical guests have included: Kanye West
Kanye West
, Everclear , Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray
, Guster , Goldfinger , Ludacris
Ludacris
, Reel Big Fish , Method Man and Redman , Fuel , Third Eye Blind , Hawthorne Heights , NAS , SR-71 , Ok Go , N.E.R.D and Pitbull . The event would feature carnival attractions such as bungee bull, bouncy boxing, moon walk, electronic basketball, a recording studio and more. Attendance for the annual event was about 40,000–50,000, topping out at an estimated 65,000 in 2004 at the event which featured Kanye West
Kanye West
and Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray
The event was staged by the Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Programming Association (RUPA), which used to be known as the Rutgers College Programming Committee (RCPC), as a year-end celebration before the start of the final examination period.

During its final year in 2011, the festival was held on Busch Campus. Invited musical guests included Yelawolf , Pitbull , and 3OH!3 . Several violent incidents that year lead to the indefinite cancelation of the event. President Richard McCormick, in a letter to the Rutgers community, commented: "The problems that occur following Rutgersfest have grown beyond our capacity to manage them, and the only responsible course of action is to cancel the event."

COLORS, MOTTOS AND MASCOTS

Rutgers University's only school color is scarlet . Students had sought to make orange the school color, citing Rutgers' Dutch heritage and in reference to the Prince of Orange . The Rutgers student publication Targum (which would become the Daily Targum) proposed that scarlet be adopted in May 1869, claiming that it was a striking color and because scarlet ribbon was easily obtained. During the first intercollegiate football game with Princeton on November 6, 1869, the players from Rutgers wore scarlet-colored turbans and handkerchiefs to distinguish them as a team from the Princeton players. The Board of Trustees officially made scarlet the school color in 1900.

In its early days, Rutgers athletes were known informally as "The Scarlet" in reference to the school color, or as "Queensmen" in reference to the institution's first name, Queen's College. In 1925, the mascot was changed to Chanticleer, a fighting rooster from the medieval fable Reynard the Fox (Le Roman de Renart) which was used by Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
's in the Canterbury Tales . At the time, the student humour magazine at Rutgers was called Chanticleer, and one of its early arts editors, Ozzie Nelson (later of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet fame) was quarterback of the Rutgers team from 1924 to 1926. The Chanticleer mascot was unveiled at a football game against Lafayette College , in which Lafayette was also introducing a new mascot, a leopard . However, the choice of Chanticleer as a mascot was often the subject of ridicule because of its association with "being chicken ." In 1955, the mascot was changed to the Scarlet Knight after a campus-wide election, beating out other contenders such as "Queensmen", the "Scarlet", the "Red Lions", the "Redmen" and the "Flying Dutchmen." Earlier proposed nicknames included "Pioneers" and "Cannoneers". When Harvey Harman , then coach of the football team, was asked why he supported changing the Rutgers mascot, he was quoted as saying, "You can call it the Chanticleer, you can call it a fighting cock , you can call it any damn thing you want, but everybody knows it's a chicken." Harman later is said to have bought the first "Scarlet Knight" mascot costume for the 1955 season, which was to be his final season as football coach at Rutgers.

ATHLETICS

Main article: Rutgers Scarlet Knights See also: List of college athletic programs in New Jersey, USA § Division I

(Note: The Rutgers–Camden athletic teams are called the Scarlet Raptors . The Rutgers–Newark athletic teams are called the Scarlet Raiders . The Scarlet Raiders and the Scarlet Raptors both compete within NCAA Division III .)

Rutgers was among the first American institutions to engage in intercollegiate athletics, and participated in a small circle of schools that included Yale
Yale
University , Columbia University
Columbia University
and long-time rival, Princeton University
Princeton University
(then called the College of New Jersey). The four schools met at the Fifth Avenue Hotel in Manhattan on October 19, 1873, to establish a set of rules governing their intercollegiate competition, and particularly to codify the new game of football . Though invited, Harvard
Harvard
chose not to attend. In the early years of intercollegiate athletics, the schools that participated in these athletic events were located solely in the American Northeast. However, by the turn of the 20th century, colleges and universities across the United States
United States
began to participate. The Rutgers College football
College football
team in 1882

Rutgers University
Rutgers University
is referred to as "the birthplace of college football" as the first intercollegiate football game was held on College Field between Rutgers and Princeton on November 6, 1869, in New Brunswick, New Jersey on a plot of ground behind where the present-day College Avenue Gymnasium now stands. Rutgers won the game, with a score of 6 runs to Princeton's 4. According to Parke H. Davis , the 1869 Rutgers football team shared the national title with Princeton. (This game is believed to have been closer to soccer than to modern American football.) The Rutgers Men's Varsity Eight rowing on the Raritain River

In 1864, rowing became the first organized sport at Rutgers. Six mile races were held on the Raritan River among six-oared boats. In 1870, Rutgers held its first intercollegiate competition, against the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard, the then top-ranked amateur crew of the time. Since the start in 1864, Rutgers has built a strong crew program consisting of heavyweight and lightweight men. Women's crew was added to the program in 1974. Financial support of the men's crew program was discontinued by the university in 2006, though the crew continues to compete (funded entirely by alumni and private support) at a high level in the prestigious Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges conference.

The first intercollegiate athletic event at Rutgers was a baseball game on May 2, 1866, against Princeton in which they suffered a 40–2 loss.

Since 1866, Rutgers has remained unaffiliated with any formal athletic conference and was classified as "independent". From 1946 to 1951, the university was a member of the Middle Three Conference, and from 1958 to 1961, was a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference . In 1978, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights became a member of the Atlantic 10 conference. In 1991, it joined the Big East Conference for football. All sports programs at Rutgers New Brunswick subsequently became affiliated with the Big East in 1995.

The first intercollegiate competition in Ultimate Frisbee (now called "Ultimate") was held between students from Rutgers and Princeton on November 6, 1972, to mark the one hundred third anniversary of the first intercollegiate football game. Rutgers won 29–27. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's Basketball
Basketball
Team was among the "Final Four" and ended the 1976 season ranked fourth in the United States, after an 86–70 loss against the University of Michigan
University of Michigan
in the semifinals, and a 106–92 loss against UCLA
UCLA
in the consolation round of the 1976 NCAA Men\'s Division I Basketball
Basketball
Tournament . High Point Solutions Stadium is home to Scarlet Knights football.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are members of the Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Conference
, a collegiate athletic conference consisting of 14 colleges and universities from the Midwestern and East Coast regions of the United States. The Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Conference
is a member of the Bowl Championship Series . Rutgers currently fields 27 intercollegiate sports programs and is a Division I school as sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association . Rutgers fields thirty teams in NCAA Division I sanctioned sports, including football , baseball , basketball , crew , cross country , fencing , field hockey , golf , gymnastics , lacrosse , soccer , softball , tennis , track and field , swimming and diving , wrestling , and volleyball .

The Scarlet Knights have won five Big East Conference tournament titles: men's soccer (1997), men's track "> Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
'32 received his A.B. from Rutgers.

At Queen's College's first commencement in 1774, one graduate, Matthew Leydt , received his baccalaureate degree in a brief ceremony. :p.66 In May 2013, over 14,000 students received degrees. In Rutgers' 247 years, over 450,000 alumni from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 foreign countries have attended and received degrees from the university. Approximately two-thirds of the university's alumni live in New Jersey, and many alumni remain active in the university community through alumni associations including the Rutgers Alumni Association (founded in 1831), annual reunions, homecomings , and other events.

Rutgers alumni have been influential in academia arts, letters, entertainment, business, and public service. Singer, athlete, attorney, and Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement
activist Paul Robeson graduated in 1919 and is the namesake of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center on the Busch Campus. In the 1950s and 1960s, lovable cartoon character Quincy Magoo was said to be a member of the class of 1903 (other times, 1928) and among the proudest of Rutgers' "Loyal Sons." Among the first students enrolled at Rutgers (when it was Queen's College), Simeon De Witt (A.B. 1776) became the Surveyor-General for the Continental Army (1776–1783) during the American Revolution
American Revolution
:p.67 and classmate James Schureman (A.B. 1775), served in the Continental Congress and as a United States
United States
Senator. :p.66 Two alumni have been awarded Nobel prizes— Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
(A.B. 1932) in economics, and Selman A. Waksman (B.Sc. 1915, M.Sc.1916) in Medicine. :p.300,422 Poet Robert Pinsky (B.A. 1962) was appointed the nation's poet laureate and novelist Junot Díaz (B.A. 1992) awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2008.

Seven alumni have served as New Jersey
New Jersey
governor ; two as president of Rutgers ; Garret A. Hobart (A.B. 1863) as Vice President of the United States
United States
; :p.137 Louis Freeh (B.A. 1971) as director of the FBI ; Frederick T. Frelinghuysen (A.B. 1836) a U.S. Senator, as U.S. Secretary of State . :p.88 Alumnus Joseph P. Bradley (A.B. 1836) served for two decades as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
United States
:p.87 and cast the tie-breaking vote on the bipartisan commission that decided the contested American presidential election in 1876 . Jerry Alan Fodor, a philosopher and cognitive scientist, received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Jean Nicod Prize among many other honors.

Several Rutgers alumni have become recognized for achievements in their field. In business, alumni include: Bernard Marcus (B.S. 1951), founder of hardware retail store Home Depot
Home Depot
; Ernest Mario (B.S. 1961), former chief executive officer of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline
GlaxoSmithKline
; Maryann Keller
Maryann Keller
(B.S. 1966), former Wall Street analyst and president of Priceline.com automotive services division; Duncan MacMillan (B.S. 1966), co-founder of financial data and media company Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg L.P.
. In science and technology, alumni include: Peter C. Schultz (B.S. 1967), co-inventor of fiber optics ; geneticist Stanley N. Cohen (B.Sc. 1956) who pioneered in the field of gene splicing ; Louis Gluck (B.S. 1930) the "father of neonatology "; Harry A. Marmer (B.S. 1907, M.S. 1931), a mathematician and oceanographer internationally known for his expertise in tides and currents ; and computer pioneer Nathan M. Newmark (B.S. 1948). Other alumni prominent in entertainment and sports include Avery Brooks (B.A. 1973), James Gandolfini (B.A. 1983), Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson (B.A. 1927), restaurateur and television personality Mario Batali
Mario Batali
(B.A. 1982); Major League Baseball
Baseball
manager Jeff Torborg (B.A. 1963); former New York Jets owner Sonny Werblin (A.B. 1932); former SEC enforcement attorney Ron S. Geffner (B.A. 1988); David Stern
David Stern
(B.A. 1963), former commissioner of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association ; Robert L. Fornaro , CEO of Spirit Airlines; and actor Sebastian Stan .

FACULTY

65,000 undergraduate and graduate students currently study at Rutgers, instructed by more than 9,000 full-time and part-time faculty and supported by more than 15,000 full-time and part-time staff members. Former Law professor Ruth Bader Ginsburg currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. During his 20-year tenure at Rutgers, David Levering Lewis , a former history professor, was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography
Biography
or Autobiography (1994 and 2001) for both volumes of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) and was also the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize . Michael R. Douglas , a prominent string theorist and the director of the New High Energy Theory Center and winner of the Sackler Prize in theoretical physics in 2000. Jerry Fodor , Zenon Pylyshyn and Stephen Stich were awarded the Jean Nicod Prize in philosophy and cognitive science .

Many other members of the faculty have received the highest awards in their fields, including Guggenheim and MacArthur "Genius Award" fellowships, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology recipients, a National Endowment for the Arts "Jazz Master," amongst others. As of 2013, 37 science, engineering and medical faculty are members of the four "National Academies"—the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.

OVERSEAS STUDY

Rutgers has study abroad programs that visit prestigious Chinese universities such as Renmin University, Tsinghua, and Peking. It also has working relationships with the professors at those universities as well. With these universities, Rutgers professors and students are actively engaged in social science and policy research. One of the results of this research is an anthology called China: Nonprofit Sector. The editors are professors from Rutgers, Tsinghua, and Beijing Normal University.

Rutgers offers study abroad programs through Rutgers International service learning, exchange programs, and 2+2 and 2+3 programs. Rutgers and the Beijing University of Chemical Technology signed a 2+2 program, where Rutgers students can study for two years at Rutgers and two years at BUCT, or BUCT students can study for two years at BUCT and two years at Rutgers. Rutgers has study abroad programs to over 100 different countries. These range from short term summer programs to long term semester programs. Students from all majors and fields study abroad.

SEE ALSO

* New Jersey
New Jersey
portal * University portal

* 2011 Rutgers Tuition Protests * The 2012 Project * List of American state universities * List of Rutgers University people * List of Rutgers University presidents * List of colleges and universities in New Jersey
New Jersey

REFERENCES

NOTES

* ^ Of the nine colonial colleges, seven (Harvard, Yale, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Columbia, Brown and Dartmouth) remained private. Of the two remaining: the College of William and Mary was taken over by the Commonwealth of Virginia and reincorporated as a public institution in 1888, and Rutgers became the state university of New Jersey
New Jersey
after laws passed in 1945 and 1956. * ^ These seven include Charles C. Stratton
Charles C. Stratton
(A.B. 1814), William A. Newell (A.B. 1836; A.M. 1839), George C. Ludlow
George C. Ludlow
(A.B. 1850, A.M. 1850), Foster M. Voorhees
Foster M. Voorhees
(A.B. 1876, A.M. 1879), A. Harry Moore (J.D. 1922), Richard Hughes (J.D. 1931), and James J. Florio (J.D. 1967). :pp.73,110,164,169 * ^ These two are William Henry Steele Demarest (A.B. 1883), who served as president 1906–24;:pp.32,189 and Philip Milledoler Brett (A.B. 1892), :p.210 who served as acting president 1930–31. See List of Rutgers University
Rutgers University
presidents .

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New Jersey
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Wayback Machine
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Rutgers University
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Rutgers University
Rutgers University

LOCATED IN: New Brunswick-Piscataway, New Jersey
New Jersey

HISTORY

* History
History

* Traditions

* " On the Banks of the Old Raritan
On the Banks of the Old Raritan
"

PEOPLE

* Alumni border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology
Biology
* Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine * Center of Alcohol Studies * Center for Urban Policy Research * Computationally Advanced Infrastructure Partnerships Center * Eagleton Institute of Politics
Eagleton Institute of Politics
* Institute of Jazz Studies * Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences * National Transit Institute * New Jersey
New Jersey
Agricultural Experiment Station * Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences * Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences * Rutgers Cooperative Extension * Rutgers University Press * Waksman Institute of Microbiology

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY CAMPUS

* New Brunswick, New Jersey * Piscataway, New Jersey
New Jersey

ACADEMICS

* Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy * Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy * Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Psychology
* Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Piscataway campus) * Graduate School of Education * Mason Gross School of the Arts * Robert Wood Johnson Medical School * Rutgers Business School (New Brunswick campus) * School of Arts and Sciences * School of Communication and Information * School of Engineering
Engineering
* School of Environmental and Biological Sciences * School of Health Professions (Piscataway campus) * School of Management and Labor Relations * School of Nursing (New Brunswick campus) * School of Public Health (Piscataway campus) * School of Social Work

CAMPUS

* Archibald S. Alexander Library * Busch Campus * Daniel S. Schanck Observatory

* Douglass Residential College

* Center for Women\'s Global Leadership

* Grease trucks
Grease trucks
* Geology
Geology
Hall * Livingston Campus * Kirkpatrick Chapel * Old Queens * Queens Campus * One Washington Park * Rutgers Campus Buses * Rutgers Gardens
Rutgers Gardens
* Rutgers Ecological Preserve * Sustainable Farm * Voorhees Chapel * Voorhees Mall * William the Silent * WINLAB * Zimmerli Art Museum

STUDENT LIFE

* Greek Life * Rutgers Day * Rutgers Formula Racing * Cap and Skull * The Centurion
The Centurion
* The Daily Targum * Debate Union * Glee Club * The Medium * Peithessophian Society * Philoclean Society * Tent State University * Rutgers Agricultural Field Day * WRSU * WVPH (The Core)

ATHLETICS

* Scarlet Knights * Men\'s basketball * Women\'s basketball * Field hockey
Field hockey
* Football * Men\'s lacrosse * Men\'s soccer * Wrestling * Connecticut–Rutgers women\'s basketball rivalry

FACILITIES

* College Avenue Gymnasium * High Point Solutions Stadium
High Point Solutions Stadium
* Louis Brown Athletic Center * Yurcak Field

RELATED

* Rutgers Glacier

NEWARK CAMPUS

* Newark, New Jersey
Newark, New Jersey

ACADEMICS

* College of Arts and Sciences * Graduate School * Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Newark campus) * New Jersey
New Jersey
Medical School * Rutgers Business School (Newark campus) * Rutgers Law School
Rutgers Law School
(Newark campus) * School of Criminal Justice * School of Dental Medicine * School of Health Professions (Newark campus) * School of Nursing (Newark campus) * School of Public Affairs and Administration * School of Public Health (Newark campus) * University College (Newark campus)

STUDENT LIFE

* The Newark Targum * Rutgers Law Review * Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal

ATHLETICS

* Scarlet Raiders * Golden Dome Athletic Center * Bears padding:0px">

CAMDEN CAMPUS

* Camden, New Jersey
Camden, New Jersey

ACADEMICS

* College of Arts and Sciences * Graduate School * Rutgers School of Business * Rutgers Law School
Rutgers Law School
(Camden campus) * Rutgers Law Journal * School of Nursing (Camden campus) * University College (Camden campus)

ATHLETICS

* Scarlet Raptors (Camden) * Campbell\'s Field

* FOUNDED: 1766 * STUDENTS: 40,720 * ENDOWMENT: 1.009 billion

LINKS TO RELATED ARTICLES

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Big Ten Conference

EAST DIVISION

* Indiana Hoosiers * Maryland Terrapins * Michigan Wolverines * Michigan State Spartans * Ohio State Buckeyes * Penn State Nittany Lions * Rutgers Scarlet Knights

WEST DIVISION

* Illinois Fighting Illini
Illinois Fighting Illini
* Iowa Hawkeyes
Iowa Hawkeyes
* Minnesota Golden Gophers * Nebraska Cornhuskers * Northwestern Wildcats * Purdue Boilermakers * Wisconsin Badgers

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

* Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (men\'s and women\'s lacrosse) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish (men's ice hockey)

FORMER TEAM

* Chicago Maroons

CHAMPIONSHIPS border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* National Championships * Athlete of the Year

BIG TEN NETWORK * B1G SUPER SATURDAY

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Big Ten Academic Alliance

* University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign * Indiana University
Indiana University
* University of Iowa
University of Iowa
* University of Maryland, College Park
University of Maryland, College Park
* University of Michigan
University of Michigan
* Michigan State University
Michigan State University
* University of Minnesota * University of Nebraska–Lincoln * Northwestern University
Northwestern University
* Ohio State University
Ohio State University
* Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University
* Purdue University * Rutgers University * University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Association of American Universities

PUBLIC

* Arizona

* California

* Berkeley * Davis * Irvine * Los Angeles * San Diego * Santa Barbara

* Colorado * Florida * Georgia Tech * Illinois * Indiana * Iowa * Iowa State * Kansas * Maryland * Michigan * Michigan State * Minnesota * Missouri

* SUNY

* Buffalo * Stony Brook

* North Carolina * Ohio State * Oregon * Penn State * Pittsburgh * Purdue * Rutgers * Texas * Texas A">PRIVATE

* Boston U * Brandeis * Brown * Caltech * Carnegie Mellon * Case Western Reserve * Chicago * Columbia * Cornell * Duke * Emory * Harvard
Harvard
* Johns Hopkins * MIT * Northwestern * NYU * UPenn * Princeton * Rice * Rochester * USC * Stanford * Tulane * Vanderbilt * Wash U * Yale
Yale

CANADIAN (PUBLIC)

* McGill * Toronto

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Universities Research Association

PUBLIC

* Alabama * Arizona * Arizona State

* California

* Berkeley * Davis * Irvine * Los Angeles * Riverside * San Diego * Santa Barbara

* Colorado * Colorado State * Florida * Florida State * Houston

* Illinois

* Chicago * Urbana–Champaign

* Indiana * Iowa * Iowa State * LSU * Maryland * Michigan * Michigan State * Minnesota * Mississippi * Nebraska * New Mexico * New Mexico State * North Carolina * North Texas * Northern Illinois * Ohio State * Oklahoma * Oregon * Penn State * Pittsburgh * Purdue * Rutgers * South Carolina

* SUNY

* Buffalo * Stony Brook

* Tennessee

* Texas

* Arlington * Austin * Dallas

* Texas A&M * Texas Tech * Virginia * Virginia Tech * Washington * Wayne State * William border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px;text-align: left;">

* Boston U * Brown * Caltech * Carnegie Mellon * Case Western Reserve * Chicago * Columbia * Cornell * Duke * Harvard
Harvard
* Illinois Tech * Johns Hopkins * MIT * Northeastern * Northwestern * Notre Dame * Penn * Princeton * Rice * Rochester * Rockefeller * SMU * Stanford * Syracuse * Tufts * Tulane * Vanderbilt * WUSTL * Yale
Yale

INTERNATIONAL

* McGill * Toronto * Pisa * Waseda * Manchester * Liverpool * UCL

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Colonial colleges

* Brown * Columbia * Dartmouth * Harvard
Harvard
* Penn * Princeton * Rutgers * William ;background:none transparent;border:none;-moz-box-shadow:none;-webkit-box-shadow:none;box-shadow:none;">v

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New Brunswick, New Jersey

HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE

* Buccleuch Mansion * Delaware and Raritan Canal * Henry Guest House * National Register of Historic Places * Queens Campus * Tallest buildings * Voorhees Mall * Willow Grove Cemetery

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

* Crossroads Theatre * George Street Playhouse * Grease trucks
Grease trucks
* Hungarian Festival * Mason Gross School of the Arts * Music
Music
scene * New Jersey
New Jersey
Film Festival * New Jersey
New Jersey
Folk Festival * State Theatre * The Stress Factory * Zimmerli Museum of Fine Art * World Straight Pool Championship

GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION

* Civic Square * Middlesex County College * New Brunswick Free Public Library * New Brunswick Main Post Office * New Brunswick Public Schools * Rutgers University
Rutgers University
* University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey
* Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

ECONOMY AND HEALTHCARE

* Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb
* Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Jersey
* Hoagland Longo * Johnson border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* Boyd Park * Buccleuch Park * Delaware and Raritan Canal * East Jersey Olde Towne Village
East Jersey Olde Towne Village
* Feaster Park * Johnson Park * Lawrence Brook * Lincoln Park * Mile Run * Raritan Landing * Rutgers Gardens
Rutgers Gardens
* Westons Mill Pond

TRANSPORTATION

* Jersey Avenue Station * New Brunswick Station * New Jersey
New Jersey
Transit buses * Rutgers Campus Buses * Suburban
Suburban
Trails * Route 18 * Route 27 * Route 91 * Route 172

NEIGHBORHOODS

* Civic Square * Edgebrook * Feaster Park * Fifth Ward * Lincoln Park * Livingston Avenue Historic District * Queens Campus * Raritan Gardens * Westons Mills

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Colleges and universities in New Jersey
New Jersey

PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES

* Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey

* New Brunswick * Newark * Camden * Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

* New Jersey
New Jersey
Institute of Technology * Rowan University

STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

* The College of New Jersey
New Jersey
* Kean * Montclair State * New Jersey
New Jersey
City * Ramapo * Stockton * Thomas Edison State * William Paterson

INDEPENDENT FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

* Bloomfield * Caldwell * Centenary * College of Saint Elizabeth * Drew * Fairleigh Dickinson * Felician * Georgian Court * Monmouth * Princeton * Rider * Saint Peter\'s * Seton Hall * Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

* Atlantic Cape * Bergen * Brookdale * Camden * Cumberland * Essex * Hudson * Mercer * Middlesex * Morris * Ocean * Passaic * Raritan Valley * Rowan College at Burlington County * Rowan College at Gloucester County * Salem * Sussex * Union * Warren

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Colleges and universities in metropolitan Philadelphia
Philadelphia

* The American College of Financial Services * Arcadia University
Arcadia University
* Art Institute of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
* Bryn Mawr College * Cabrini College * Cairn University * Chestnut Hill College * Cheyney University * Curtis Institute of Music
Music
* Delaware Valley University * Drexel University
Drexel University
* Eastern University * Gratz College * Gwynedd Mercy University * Haverford College * Holy Family University * Immaculata University * La Salle University
La Salle University
* Lincoln University * Manor College * Moore College of Art and Design * Neumann University * Peirce College
Peirce College
* Penn State Abington * Penn State Brandywine * Penn State Great Valley * Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Philadelphia
Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine * Philadelphia
Philadelphia
University * Reconstructionist Rabbinical College * The Restaurant School * Rosemont College

* Rutgers University
Rutgers University

* Camden * Biomedical and Health Sciences

* Saint Joseph\'s University * Salus University
Salus University
* Swarthmore College * Temple University
Temple University
* Thomas Jefferson University * University of the Arts * University of Delaware
University of Delaware
* University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
* University of Pennsylvania * University of Valley Forge * Ursinus College * Villanova University
Villanova University
* West Chester University
West Chester University
* Westminster Theological Seminary
Westminster Theological Seminary
* Widener University

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New Jersey
New Jersey
Athletic Conference

* Kean * Montclair State * New Jersey
New Jersey
* New Jersey
New Jersey
City ‡ * Ramapo ‡ * Rowan

* Rutgers

* Camden ‡ * Newark ‡

* Stockton ‡ * SUNY Cortland † * SUNY Morrisville † * William Paterson

† football-only member ‡ non-football member

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Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges
Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges

* BU Terriers * Brown Bears
Brown Bears
* Columbia Lions * Cornell Big Red
Cornell Big Red
* Dartmouth Big Green
Dartmouth Big Green
* Georgetown Hoyas
Georgetown Hoyas
* Harvard
Harvard
Crimson * Holy Cross Crusaders * MIT Engineers * Navy Midshipmen * Northeastern Huskies * Penn Quakers * Princeton Tigers * Rutgers Scarlet Knights * Syracuse Orange * Wisconsin Badgers * Yale
Yale
Bulldogs

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Public Ivy universities

Richard Moll's 1985 list

ORIGINAL EIGHT

* College of William border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* Binghamton University, State University of New York
State University of New York
* University of Colorado Boulder * Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
* University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign * New College of Florida * Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University
* University of Pittsburgh * University of Washington
University of Washington
at Seattle * University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Greenes' Guides 2001 list

EASTERN

* Binghamton University, State University of New York
State University of New York
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* University of Arizona
University of Arizona

* University of California
University of California
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* Berkeley * Davis * Irvine * Los Angeles * San Diego * Santa Barbara

* University of Colorado Boulder * University of Washington
University of Washington

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* Indiana University
Indiana University
* Miami University
Miami University
* Ohio State University
Ohio State University
* University of Illinois * University of Iowa
University of Iowa
* University of Michigan
University of Michigan
* Michigan State University
Michigan State University
* University of Minnesota * University of Wisconsin

SOUTHERN

* University of Florida
University of Florida
* University of Georgia * University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Austin

AUTHORITY CONTROL

* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 158796171 * LCCN : n79060586 * ISNI : 0000 0004 1936 8796 * GND : 2019996-X * BNF : cb11985904k (data)

Coordinates : 40°30′6″N 74°26′53″W / 40.50167°N 74.44806°W / 40

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