Reputational Gains

Since 2016, Rutgers University–New Brunswick has improved by 10 positions in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. In the same publication's rankings, Rutgers University–Newark currently stands fourth among all national universities in the new category of advancing social mobility. And as evidence of its growing stature, Rutgers University–Camden moved from being ranked among regional universities in the north to being listed among national universities for the first time in U.S. News for 2020.

This rise has followed improvements in national rankings for several units, including the nursing, law, and business schools. In addition, numerous Rutgers undergraduate majors have been ranked in the top 10 by College Factual:

  • Health professions
  • Social work
  • Human resource management
  • Criminal justice
  • Nutrition science
  • Information science
  • Biological and biomedical sciences
  • General biology
  • Natural resource management
  • Public health
  • Animal science
  • Atmospheric sciences and meteorology
  • Music
  • Biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology