Undergraduate students in New Brunswick/Piscataway enroll in one of
12 degree-granting undergraduate colleges or schools. Four are liberal
arts colleges: Douglass College, Livingston College, Rutgers College,
and University College-New Brunswick; and 8 are professional schools:
Cook College, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Ernest Mario School of
Pharmacy, Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick, School
of Communication, Information and Library Studies, School of
Engineering, the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public
Policy, and the School of Management and Labor Relations.
While all of the colleges are dedicated to providing the highest
quality education, each college establishes its own admission,
scholastic standing, and graduation requirements and each offers
specific academic programs that reflect the college`s particular
mission and philosophy. Students are urged to consult each college
section both for a general description of the college and for a list of
the academic programs that each offers.
In addition to the
undergraduate colleges in New Brunswick/Piscataway, there is a large
faculty unit, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, that offers most of the
academic programs available to students at the four liberal arts
colleges. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences encompasses more than 1,000
faculty members and offers more than 40 major programs, as well as
numerous minor programs and other specializations.
degree-granting professional schools in New Brunswick/Piscataway, both
undergraduate and graduate, each have their own separate faculty. Taken
together, the Rutgers faculty in New Brunswick/Piscataway comprises a
distinguished teaching and research staff of nearly 2,000 faculty
Rutgers' campus at New Brunswick/Piscataway is made
up of five campuses located on both sides of the Raritan River. The
campuses are connected by a free, campuswide bus system. Four of the
undergraduate colleges are residential colleges, offering a variety of
living accommodations on the campuses. With the exception of students
enrolled at University College-New Brunswick, who are commuters,
students at the other schools affiliate with one of the residential
colleges for housing and/or student services.
extensive facilities and extracurricular activities are described in
the Student Life and Services chapter.