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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Leading the Way

At Rutgers School of Engineering, diversity is one of our greatest strengths. We are an acknowledged national leader in promoting and supporting diversity and inclusion both within our community and serving as a pipeline for workforce diversity—a mandate vital to the engineering field.

Women Enrolled
Underrepresented Minorities
International Students
$40 million
Diversity Hiring Initiative

Rutgers-wide program

Building a Diverse Community Benefits Everyone

The School of Engineering is committed to promoting a collegial environment that fosters and advances diversity.

With inclusive excellence as a core tenet, we work to develop activities and infrastructure that allow faculty, staff, and students to realize their full potential within a diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive environment.

By establishing and supporting a culture of inclusive excellence within the SoE community, we assist in developing recruitment and retention strategies for underrepresented students, faculty, and staff, and in providing forums and learning opportunities that build mutual respect, appreciation of differences, and cross-cultural understanding.

Rutgers Day Engineering Governing Council

Affinity Student Groups

SoE students participate in the chapters of leading national professional engineering societies, as well as in diversity-promoting societies. These include:

  • Minority Engineering Educational Task – Rutgers University Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (MEET/NSBE)
  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (oSTEM)
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