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Rutgers University-New Brunswick Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
30,038
Total Undergrads
Including 1,447 Part-time
6,033
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 2 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Big Ten Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

10
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $482,054)
14
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $170,119)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 76 78 - -
Baseball 34 - Yes -
Basketball 17 22 Yes Yes
Field Hockey - 22 Yes -
Football 114 - - -
Golf 7 8 Yes -
Gymnastics - 26 - -
Lacrosse 47 29 Yes -
Rowing - 64 Yes -
Soccer 23 31 Yes Yes
Softball - 20 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving - 23 Yes -
Tennis - 8 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 14 Yes Yes
Wrestling 31 - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes Yes
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 20.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 8.2%
Hispanic 9.4%
Non-resident alien 5.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.6%
Two or more races 2.0%
White/non-Hispanic 50.5%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • Hospital on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 5
Drug Law Violation 77
Liquor Law Violation 53
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 11
Property Crime 97
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Ariel from Somerset, NJ
  • 4
  • I commute, but I have visited friends in the two following dorms: Honors College on College Avenue and New Gibbons on Cook/Douglass. The Honors College is gorgeous. Amazing interior and…

  • Nov-28-2015 Read More
  • Joanna
  • 5
  • I'm one of the lucky freshmen that got placed into College Ave dorms, which is pretty rare since College Ave is the most sought after campus. Of course, Livingston, Busch,…

  • Oct-18-2015 Read More
  • Tyler from Chicago, IL
  • 4
  • The dorms are nice and very efficient. I remember my heat was broken and I called maintenance expecting them to show up within a few weeks but instead they were…

  • Jan-13-2015 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • The Scarlet Knight Cheerleader
  • Apr-04-2018 I am a current student here

    Now food is a different story. Each campus has its own thing going on. Honestly, the best food is on Livingston and well everywhere else is mediocre.

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  • 3
  • Issa
  • Mar-16-2018 I am a current student here

    Easton Ave is right off college avenue and holds a variety of different restaurants that are super cheap. Each campus has a variety of restaurants and different dining halls.

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  • 2
  • Scarlet Knight
  • Dec-20-2017 I am a current student here

    The food could be better. I've heard that the Livingston dining hall is really good compared to the other ones. However, off-campus dining is great with a variety of international cuisines. Personally, I recommend Tacoria and Edo Fatcup.

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  • 5
  • Dustin from Sewell, NJ
  • Oct-05-2017 I am a past student here

    There are four separate dining halls as well as many other places that meal swipes are accepted. These places are great to eat at.

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  • 4
  • Nitish Mirchandani
  • Jan-02-2017 I am a current student here

    I was pleasantly surprised with the dining halls at Rutgers. It is well made and with 4 dining halls to choose from there is no lack of choice. There are also multiple restaurants and cafes that students can visit. There is never a shortage of food at Rutgers and you can always find something no matter the hour of day. For those planning to come to Rutgers in the future - make sure you try the Fat Sandiwches! They certainly live up to their reputation!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Nitish Mirchandani
  • Jan-02-2017 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of fraternities and sororities. If you want to rush, speak to their representatives at the club/activity fair during the second week of classes. I am not a member of a fraternity myself but there are many students that are and they seem to be enjoying themselves.

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  • 0
  • Isabel from Wenonah, NJ
  • Dec-04-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Not a fan of greek life but I know that they have it on College ave.

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  • 0
  • Ariel from Somerset, NJ
  • Nov-28-2015 I am a current student here

    Not really sure! I know a couple girls who want to be in a sorority and it looks fun. Frats are cool, but some have rude guys. Be careful of going to parties at Frats! They may call you ugly behind your back or right to your face. They are disgusting people. They are just as ugly as they think you are, so its honestly not worth your time to go. But if you are into greek life, go for it!

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  • 0
  • Victoria Cassagnol
  • Jul-30-2015 I am a current student here

    I personally am not involved in greek life but it s something that is very prominent and popular on campus. I am planning on joining in the spring.

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  • 0
  • Annie from South Jersey
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    I am not in greek life and I dont know if I would ever rush, but it is definitely out there. RU have different ones from professional to cultural to social ones.RU have been receiving some bad rep on its greek life but don't let it stop you from joining if it is what youre interested in. Good luck to everyone who are rushing and pledging.

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  • 0
  • Tyler from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    There are many fraternities and sororities at Rutgers. They host many parties on campus. They also perform community service projects on campus.

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