College Deliberately: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, career and culture located in the city of New Brunswick, NJ. It is known for Social Work, Psychology and Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

place 83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1281
phone Phone: (848) 445-4636
web Web: https://newbrunswick.rutgers.edu/
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick is also known as:
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-07-01 2027-01-01
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 118
Rowing Women’s 96
Lacrosse Men’s 49

The complete list of sports at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is available for members.

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Tuition for Rutgers University-New Brunswick is in the 41.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Rutgers University-New Brunswick is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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The official subreddit for Rutgers University RU RAH RAH
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Created: 02/01/2012
Known as both “Hub City” and “The Healthcare City” and situated on the banks of the mighty Raritan River, New Brunswick is the Middlesex County Seat, home to Rutgers University, Johnson & Johnson’s international HQ, the NJ State Theater, and several world-class hospitals. Stop in, grab a fat sandwich, a basement show, and a cocktail at Clydz. Just don’t let us catch you rooting for Penn State.
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This subreddit promotes the work of the Rutgers University Student Assembly, which is the undergraduate student body of Rutgers New Brunswick.
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Created: 10/03/2012
Discussion of Rutgers Athletics!
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Created: 04/13/2008
A place to share news, links, photos, discussions, recipes, pet photos, breakfast food, correspondence, love letters, and advice about the great state of New Jersey.
385 members.
Created: 10/29/2014
A subreddit dedicated to the work of the American writer George Saunders.
An approximation of whether tweets talking about Rutgers University-New Brunswick are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Rutgers University-New Brunswick’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Rutgers University-New Brunswick within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Rutgers University-New Brunswick are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Rutgers University-New Brunswick within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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