New Brunswick is the original location of the national research institution, Rutgers University. Rutgers is one of the first nine colonial colleges and land-grant universities in the nation. Rutgers is consistently ranked among top colleges lists, including #42 in Public Colleges by Forbes and #69 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. Psychology, Biological Sciences, and Exercise Science top the list of popular majors for undergraduates at Rutgers.
Although it's a large University, if you're involved you will meet a lot of people and be able to network. As a nursing student: the building is small and apart from the rest of the university but a short walk from George st. where the campus bus stops. Lots of events offered by many organizations, many are free and extremely fun to go.
Rutgers New Brunswick has the prestige of being one of the 8 earliest founded colleges in the nation and is often ranked within the 100 best colleges in the world, for less than half the cost of an Ivy League school. Research opportunities, networking, and rigorous academics are in abundance for those looking for it, and an outstanding social atmosphere here also awaits you - Rutgers is truly one big happy family, and you can sense the unspoken bond all Rutgers students share.