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The Rutgers University Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, exists to generate philanthropic resources and facilitate meaningful engagement to advance the mission of Rutgers.

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About the University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, stands among America’s highest-ranked, most diverse public research universities. The oldest, largest, and top-ranked public university in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, you’ll find us at our main locations in three New Jersey cities, and our footprint can be seen around the region. We’re an academic, health, and research powerhouse and a university of opportunity. For more, visit Rutgers.edu.

Appointed in 2020, President Jonathan Holloway is leading Rutgers at the most exciting moment of its more than 250-year history. Rutgers is made up of four chancellor-led units, each with its own strategic plan in support of the university.

New Brunswick

Led by Chancellor Francine Conway, Rutgers University–New Brunswick conducts life-changing research and offers a premier education in a diverse community of ideas and change-makers. It consists of more than 49,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, approximately 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 degree-granting schools, more than 175 research centers, a premier Honors College, Douglass Residential College for women, and much more. Learn more.

Rutgers Health

Led by Chancellor Brian L. Strom, Rutgers Health is an academic health leader that is shaping the future of human health, pioneering breakthroughs, and integrating care to make the world well. Rutgers Health is comprised of eight schools and seven centers/institutes, and includes academic, patient care, and research facilities. Learn more.


Led by Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University–Newark is a leading urban research university that leverages diversity and high-impact scholarship to cultivate the talent essential to transform communities and change the world. It offers more than 40 majors and awards approximately 60 doctoral degrees, 1,000 graduate degrees, and 1,200 baccalaureate degrees each year. Rutgers University–Newark is consistently ranked as the most diverse national university in the United States. Learn more.


Led by Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis, Rutgers University–Camden delivers a highly personalized learning experience driven by focused research and civic engagement, fueled by its increasingly dynamic urban environment, to shape the next generation of diverse leaders. As the Rutgers of South Jersey, it delivers the academic heft expected from a powerhouse public research university, offering 38 undergraduate majors and 29 graduate programs across four schools and colleges. Learn more.