Why Rutgers Engineering?

Rutgers School of Engineering is ranked the #1 public university for undergraduate engineering in the New York/New Jersey metro region, according to U.S. News and World Report. Established in 1864 as one of the first engineering programs in the United States, our legacy is one of excellence in academics and research. With 7 departments and 10 majors, Rutgers offers students the choices they need to prepare themselves for careers within today's expansive and diverse engineering industry. 

Engineering Program Overview

Rutgers School of Engineering provides students a unique opportunity to pursue their passion for engineering, science, and math, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in ten major fields. Our students also minor in both technical and non-technical disciplines. Students can earn dual degrees from the School of Engineering and Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences and Rutgers Business School. Our 5-year combined BS/Masters programs give students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive workplace.

Teaching Excellence

Our 150-strong faculty is committed to training the next generation of innovators bringing experience, expertise, and energy to the classroom. Faculty members include those recognized by the National Science Foundation and the National Academy of Engineering, as well as by the professional societies of each of the engineering disciplines.

Research Opportunities

Labs and research centers engage students in the exciting and cutting edge, including cyber security, tissue engineering, pharmaceutical manufacturing, energy storage, infrastructure, and robotics. We are home to five nationally-recognized research centers, including the Wireless Information Network Lab and the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, as well as state-of-the-art research equipment in more than 50 advanced laboratories.

Hands-on Learning through Competitive Internships

Internships and cooperative programs are an important part of a Rutgers engineering education, preparing students with real-world experience in leading corporate, research, and government settings. Our students are landing internships and co-ops at Boeing, L’Oreal, Bell Helicopter, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, NASA, MIT, and the Food and Drug Administration, among many others. 

Success After Graduation

Rutgers School of Engineering partners with leading employers to assist students in securing competitive full-time positions. With a reported 83 percent career placement within six months of graduation, a Rutgers School of Engineering degree provides students with the confidence they need to enter the increasingly competitive workplace. With more than 20,000 alumni, SoE graduates can be found all over the world working in a variety of positions 

As you explore Rutgers School of Engineering, please contact us if you have any questions.  Additional information can be found at Rutgers Admissions.