Facts & Figures

  • About 70,000 Rutgers students

  • Nearly 40 faculty in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

  • Ranked among the world’s top 50 universities (Center for World University Rankings)

  • Rutgers is the eighth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States

  • Rutgers hosts about 8,500 international students from 125 countries

  • Rutgers includes more than 1,200 international scholars from more than 80 countries

  • 180 study abroad programs from Rutgers to 60 countries

  • More than 10 service-learning abroad programs from Rutgers every year

  • More than 100 free on-campus programs on global topics hosted at Rutgers every year

  • Rutgers is one of only 40 universities to host two cohorts of 25 young African leaders for the Mandela Washington Fellowship, part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative

  • Rutgers hosts about two international delegations per week

  • $900,000 in GAIA Grants are awarded to Rutgers faculty and graduate students

  • $250,000 in biennial theme funding awarded to Rutgers faculty and student groups