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Explore. Innovate. Participate.

Fast Facts About SoE

Class of 2027
First-year enrollment
Degree Majors
Students explore all majors before declaring at the end of the first year.
Engineering Student Organizations
Students gain leadership experience and make lasting friendships.

Academic Exploration

You will build a solid foundation of mathematical, scientific, and technical knowledge through 10 dynamic majors. Explore 10 is a first-year discovery program to open your mind to all the possibilities within the vast field of engineering.

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An Inclusive Community

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.

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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Built for Your Creation

Smart Classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, and facilities provide a learning-centric environment that is focused, collaborative, interdisciplinary, and supportive. Students have access to more than 50 advanced research laboratories and renowned research centers at the School of Engineering, addressing infrastructure and transportation, energy systems, wireless communication, materials innovation, and advanced manufacturing.

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Growing, Becoming

The future is bright for Rutgers Engineering graduates. The nation's leading corporations, research organizations and graduate engineering programs recognize our students' talents with competitive internships and career offers. 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.

career ready
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Get to Know Us

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

My junior year I started as a research assistant in associate professor Nicole Fahrenfeld’s lab working on a project tracking the SARS-COV-2 virus through wastewater from treatment plants and Rutgers dorms.

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Biomedical Engineering

Student shares her experiences as an intern at Merck and the support she received from colleagues.

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Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Joseph Freeman is developing new implantable scaffolds for the regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues, using molecular modeling to investigate collagen structure and function, and developing tumor engineering models.

“When a student first comes in, they’re asking you questions. By the time they leave, if you did your job right, you’re asking them questions.”

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Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research interests include dynamical systems and control theory with an emphasis on distributed network systems, collective animal behavior, swarm intelligence, and robot autonomy. 

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Engineers Without Borders

Rutgers Student Engineers Visit Kenya to Assess Well Water Quality