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)

  • Eighth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States

  • About 9,000 international students from 125 countries

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hosts about two international delegations per week

  • Offers funding up to $1000 for event co-sponsorships to help defray costs of hosting global programs and events on-campus

  • Offers annual Rutgers Global Grant seed funding opportunity that awards up to $10,000 to Rutgers faculty for international collaborative research, curriculum internationalization, and international working group efforts

  • $200,000 per year awarded to Rutgers faculty, graduate students, and student groups for international collaborative research, curriculum internationalization, or global events and programs