Why Rutgers Engineering?

Engineering Program Overview

Rutgers School of Engineering provides students a unique opportunity to pursue their passion for engineering and offers bachelor of science degrees in nine 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. Our 5-year combined BS/Master’s 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 includes those honored 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, and advanced infrastructure and transportation.

Hands-on Learning

Internships and cooperative programs are an important part of an engineering education preparing students with real-world experience in corporate or industrial settings at Fortune 500 companies including Boeing, L’Oreal, Bell Helicopter, Johnson & Johnson, and more.

Size Matters

With a first-year class of approximately 800 students, the School of Engineering is small enough to promise the focus of a professional school, but large enough for students to enjoy all the advantages, resources, and opportunities of a leading public research university.

Success After Graduation

Our alumni go on to fulfilling and successful careers in industry, government, research, and academia. With more than 20,000 alumni, SOE graduates can be found all over the world working in a variety of positions from heading up operations at major utility, manufacturing, defense, healthcare, and investment companies, to leading innovative research in the pharmaceutical industry, to following entrepreneurial dreams, to working as lawyers, rising in the military ranks, leading engineering schools as deans, and so much more. 

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