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High quality and big impact: Based on faculty scholarship, six of 11 academic areas at Rutgers have been ranked in the top 25 among the nation’s large research universities.

Faculty
Rutgers is a place for big ideas.

You’ll share the excitement as our faculty brings firsthand knowledge and fresh perspectives into the classroom. Even first-year students learn from star professors in a special seminar program that connects our senior faculty with our newest students.

Rutgers’ impressive faculty adds up:
  • Almost 2,650 professors think great thoughts across the Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick campuses.
  • Nearly all Rutgers professors—99%—hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
  • The low 1-to-14 faculty-to-student ratio ensures close contact with professors.
  • An impressive 49 professors advise the public and the federal government as members of the National Academies and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • Research by Rutgers professors attracted $310 million in sponsored funding last year alone.
  • Rutgers holds almost 450 patents, testifying to the innovative work of our faculty.