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Rutgers Highlights. Fall 2013. Quick Points. Founded in 1766. Became New Jersey ’ s State University in 1956 One of the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada comprising the Association of American Universities (AAU)

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Quick points
Quick Points

  • Founded in 1766. Became New Jersey’s State University in 1956

  • One of the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada comprising theAssociation of American Universities (AAU)

  • Member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the nation’s premier higher education consortium

  • Joins the Big Ten Conference, one of the most prestigious conferences in intercollegiate sports, in 2014

Fast facts
Fast Facts

  • 33 schools

  • Approximately 24,400 faculty and staff

  • More than 65,000 matriculated students from all 50 states and more than 115 countries

  • Nearly 450,000 alumni, one of the nation’slargest alumni networks

  • Campuses in New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, and Camden, with additional locations throughout New Jersey

A top 25 public research university u s news world report
A Top 25 Public Research University(U.S. News & World Report)

  • Philosophy department #2 in the U.S. and #3 in theEnglish-speaking world (Philosophical Gourmet)

  • Women’s history program #1 in the nation(U.S. News & World Report)

  • Computer science #20 in the world(Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China,Academic Ranking of World Universities)

  • 60 graduate programs in the nation’s top 50, including English (#17), history (#20), mathematics (#20), and industrial engineering (#21)(U.S. News & World Report)

Our faculty
Our Faculty

  • 38 Rutgers faculty have achieved membership in the National Academies: National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine

  • 57 are elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • 22 are elected members ofthe American Academy ofArts and Sciences

Our students
Our Students

  • With 26 students and alumni studying as 2013–2014Fulbright Scholars, Rutgers is a top Fulbrightproducer, bested only by Harvard and theUniversity of Michigan–Ann Arbor

  • 2 students won Gates Cambridge Scholarshipsin 2013, making Rutgers the only stateuniversity to have two of its students selectedthis year

  • 2 students earned 2013 Goldwater Scholarships,awarded for excellence in mathematics, science, and engineering

A leader in academic health care
A Leader in Academic Health Care

With the establishment of Rutgers Biomedical and HealthSciences (RBHS) in 2013, Rutgers now stands as one of America’s largest, most comprehensive academic centers for studying and improving human health and health care.

Patient care
Patient Care

  • RBHS includes two medicalschools, a dental school, other health-related schools, research centers and institutes, and leading faculty practices

  • Rutgers’ patient care practices log 1.7 million patient visits annually

  • Rutgers’ Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in New Jersey and one of only 41 in the nation

Research development
Research & Development

  • R&D expenditure rankings:

    • More than $702 million in annual research and developmentexpenditures, top 25 in the U.S.

    • #1 in the nation for chemistry

    • #4 in the nation for social sciences

    • #6 in the nation for mathematics

  • Home to the Protein Data Bank, the single worldwide repository for three-dimensional protein structures

  • Home to RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the world’s largest university-based biorepository and key to studying genetic diseases

For more information
For More Information

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