An engineering degree from Rutgers is your springboard to an innovative and impactful career. You'll graduate with a solid technical and scientific foundation that empowers you to build a future that's sustainable, ethical, and secure for all.

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SoE Experience

Real World Impact

Real World Impact

Biomedical engineering students put their talents to good use as part of a senior design project that included immersing themselves at a school for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The students’ goal: find ways to improve residents' independence and quality of life. After talking with staffers and students, students designed and demonstrated prototypes.

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Leaning In

Leaning In

Women play a leading role at SoE with an ever-increasing enrollment and faculty presence as we strive to achieve parity. First-year student can opt to be part of the residential Reilly-Douglass Engineering Living Learning Community. The Rutgers chapter of the Society of Women Engineers is a recognized national leader.

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Connected Community

Connected Community

During National Engineers Week, engineering students pair up to build a boat out of nothing but cardboard, duct tape and plastic sheeting before racing across the pool at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center. Needless to say, not everybody makes it across.

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Hands-on Learning

Hands-on Learning

Student have access to the SoE's more than 50 advanced research laboratories and renowned research centers, addressing infrastructure and transportation, energy systems, wireless communication, materials innovation, and advanced manufacturing.

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The Knight's Call

The Knight's Call

We make space for everyone at Rutgers. We actively foster a culture of belonging that prepares our students to succeed in today’s diverse and interconnected world. Above all, we provide our students with an equal opportunity to thrive regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural heritage in an inclusive living and learning environment.

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Get Out in the World

Get Out in the World

More than 40 engineering extra-curricular groups offer social, professional, and networking activities as well as leadership opportunities. Engineers without Borders travelled to Kenya to help bring a safe and sustainable source of drinking water to a remote village.

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Self-driving Maneuvers

Self-driving Maneuvers

Recognizing that professional race car driving techniques often sacrifice vehicle stability to get out of dangerous situations, Prof. Jingang Yi is proposing adding race car driving skills and techniques to the brains of autonomous vehicles.

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Tracking Virus Mutations

Tracking Virus Mutations

Laura Fabris and her team are pursuing groundbreaking virology research. Using advanced imaging tools with gold nanoparticles she'll be able to monitor mutations in viruses like COVID-19, with unprecedented sensitivity.

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Genetically Engineering Biofuels

Genetically Engineering Biofuels

Chemical and biochemical engineering professor Shishir Chundawat has developed a new process that could make it much cheaper to produce biofuels such as ethanol from plant waste and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

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breaking through Rutgers

Breaking Through

From internships to dream jobs, SoE students are securing competitive positions at top companies, research institutes, and graduate programs. Top firms have recruiting relationships with us and campus services—such as job fairs, job postings, and on-campus interviews—are among the many resources that contribute to students successfully finding and landing jobs.

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Get to Know Us

TYRIEK BRYANT

TYRIEK BRYANT

Packaging Engineering

Tyriek Bryant is from Teaneck, New Jersey and he's a packaging engineer. He's in the Skateboard Club and in the university-wide Scarlet Honor Council which reviews cases of student misconduct on campus.

“My dream was to be an engineer, and when I weighed my options, Rutgers Engineering was my top choice. It has a great reputation and as a state school, very affordable tuition.”
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Tiffany Yang

TIFFANY YANG

Chemical Engineering

Tiffany Yang served as president of the Society of Women Engineers and was also involved with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

“I chose Rutgers because I wanted to be at a big school with diversity – one where you get more opportunities for leadership and professional development. I was drawn to STEM at an early age and I'm proud to be a woman engineer because women need to see other women in male-dominated industries.”
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Kristin Dana

KRISTIN DANA, PHD

Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Kristin Dana is leading a Rutgers team to create a new, interdisciplinary curriculum for robotics specialization that focuses on technology, cognitive science, and policy. The long-range goal is to grow a community of researchers able to apply an understanding of social structures and processes to the development of robotics systems that benefit both individuals and society as a whole.

“What we need are robotic devices to work for people and help make their lives better.”
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FAQs

Why Rutgers?

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We're ranked the #1 public university for undergraduate engineering in the NY/NJ metro region, according to U.S. News and World Report. We're also home to five nationally-recognized research centers, including the Wireless Information Network Lab and the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, as well as state-of-the-art research equipment in more than 50 advanced laboratories. At Rutgers, you'll graduate career-ready with internships at places like: Boeing, NASA, MIT, Goldman Sachs and the Food and Drug Administration, among many others. For more information, go here.

How do I apply?

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We've made it easy to build your future here. Find out all you need to know about applying as a first-year or transfer student. For more information, go here.

What Are My Degree Options?

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You can major in any of our 10 Engineering degrees and double major or minor in programs like computer science, public health, entrepreneurship, and Spanish, among many other options. You can also get a dual degree like a BS/MS or BS/MBA in less time than if you pursued those degrees separately. For more information, go here.

What Student Extra-Curricular Programs Are Available?

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SOE has more than 40 student organizations that offer social and professional activities, including diversity groups like the Society of Women Engineers, service-oriented clubs like Engineers without Borders, and competitive teams like Rutgers Formula Racing. The Rutgers-New Brunswick campus also offers many opportunities to become involved outside the classroom. For a full list, go here.

Info Session/Visit Us

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We are running virtual live information sessions where you can find out about our program and the different degree majors. You can also attend informal afterschool chat sessions with SoE students.  To see the schedule of events, go here.

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