Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

WORLD RANK

2011-12
81

New Brunswick, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    56.8
  • Teaching
    51.6
  • International outlook
    25.3
  • Industry income
    No Data Supplied
  • Research
    60.0
  • Citations
    69.0

One of the few colonial-era universities in the US, it was chartered in 1766 as Queen's College but changed its name in 1825 to honour Revolutionary War veteran Colonel Henry Rutgers. It has more than 54,600 students served by a 4,150-strong full- and part-time faculty split into 27 schools and colleges ranged over three campuses.