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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Engineering - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

As one of the nation’s leading engineering schools, Rutgers’ School of Engineering prepares a richly diversified body of 3,860 undergraduates and more than 1,070 graduate students with the ability to solve problems, create opportunities, make meaningful societal advances and lead through innovation. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a large public AAU University and recent member of the Big Ten. Rutgers School of Engineering students may earn minors, second majors, or second bachelor's degrees in the arts & sciences. There are also five year dual-degree programs, leading to an MBA or master of science degree in addition to the bachelor's degree. Rutgers School of Engineering students may also study abroad in a variety of countries in programs that are administered by the Rutgers Study Abroad Program. There is also an optional cooperative education program for degree credit available to juniors and seniors. With the newly established Aerospace Engineering degree program, students can choose from 10 undergraduate, 10 master's, and 7 doctoral degree programs; interdisciplinary degree programs, combined BS/MS, BS/ME, BS/MBA degrees, and minors and second majors from outside of the school of Engineering are also available. The depth and breadth of other colleges at Rutgers afford engineering students abundant opportunities for multidisciplinary education and research experiences. Our broad spectrum of academic programs is complemented by a unique mix of early hands-on educational and research experiences, vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem both at Rutgers and along the northeast corridor, extra-curricular activities such as the Engineers Without Borders, Rutgers Formula Racing, and the National Concrete Canoe Competition, and leadership opportunities offered by more than 30 student chapters of professional and honor societies. With nationally recognized research centers in areas such as advanced manufacturing, energy storage, wireless networking technologies, and ceramic and particulate science, Rutgers School of Engineering is home to one of five national university transportation centers, and designated as one of six FAA test sites for the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace. The School of Engineering is engaging students in an engineering experience that will prepare them for the global workplace in the 21st century.