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Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick

One of the best return-on-investments in the U.S.

The Rutgers Business School Undergraduate-New Brunswick program educates students for an ever-changing global economy. The school’s leadership in New Jersey and strong corporate reputation help our industry-connected professors and dedicated career management team prepare business school students to work at world-class companies.

Founded in 1766, Rutgers is the 8th oldest University in America and one of nine Colonial Colleges that includes Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. This tradition of academic excellence led to Rutgers becoming the State University of New Jersey, making it one of the best return-on-investments in the U.S. according to The Economist, where Rutgers ranked in the top 15% [read story].

Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick offers major programs that lead to a Bachelor of Science degree in the following areas:


Business Minors Provide a Competitive Edge

Business minors can help convince recruiters that students have the necessary skills to succeed at companies.

The Undergraduate-New Brunswick program offers an Entrepreneurship Minor to non-RBS students. Courses have both RBS and non-RBS students in them. Such diversity allows for the generation of a variety of ideas and perspectives on problems (for example, having engineering, science, or art majors interact with RBS students). The suggested course track for this minor will be to first take the Preliminary Core Requirements designed to provide students with general business skills (9 credits), then take the Entrepreneurship Core courses (6 Credits) and finally select an elective (3 credits).

The Undergraduate-New Brunswick program also offers a Minor in Business Administration. The 18-credit minor consists of 6 three-credit introductory courses covering each of the disciplinary areas. This combination provides a substantial and comprehensive overview of the major aspects of business administration. Undergraduate degrees in the broad functional areas of business have been offered on the New Brunswick Campus since 1934.


Companies Desire Rutgers Students

Rutgers Business School has gained a reputation for excellence and we are continuing to improve. We are now admitting top performing students as first year students direct from high school as well as transfer students from within Rutgers and other universities and colleges, which will allow us to provide a superior business education to a larger number of qualified students [learn how to apply]. More and more companies are interested in hiring our students because they know the value they will gain. These employers not only count on the high academic level of our students but additionally on their motivation and work ethic.  The median starting salary for graduates was $55,000, ranked 28th in the U.S. according to Bloomberg Businessweek, 2014.



To provide a high-quality, program of study for students wishing to pursue professional careers in industry and public accounting firms, to expand the university’s research efforts in the areas of business and managerial issues, to encourage faculty in business studies to serve the business and government communities, and to participate in professional associations.