Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

WORLD RANK

2012-13
99

New Brunswick, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    57.5
  • Teaching
    50.9
  • International outlook
    27.9
  • Industry income
    35.8
  • Research
    61.3
  • Citations
    69.5

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.