Rutgers University is the largest public research university in New Jersey. Rutgers has locations in all of the 21 counties in New Jersey but the main campus is in New Brunswick. The New Brunswick campus athletics compete in the NCAA Division I but the other campuses compete in the NCAA Division III. Across all campuses, the total enrollment is about 67,500 students. Fun fact, there are more than 500,000 living alumni around the world.
Famous "Scarlet Knight" alumni include: Paul Wesley - actor (The Vampire Diaries), Kristin Davis - actress, Carli Lloyd - soccer player, Sebastian Stan - actor, Scott Patterson - actor (Gilmore Girls), and Todd Frazier - baseball player (New York Mets).
Isabel's Fun fact about Rutgers University: Rutgers University is the Birthplace of College Football.
Burger Joint and Fries: Deisel and Duke.
Pizzeria: PJs Pizzeria.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Somerset Diner, Chocolate Chip Pancakes.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Tacoria, spicy chicken burrito.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Midori Sushi, Spicy Tuna Crunch.
Breakfast Spot with a Friend or Date: Delta's.
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: Rutgers Gardens.
Things to do:
Night Spot for Music: Hub City Brewery.
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Crunch Fitness.
Best Dive Bar: Olde Queens Tavern.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Barnes and Noble, Rutgers Campus.
Where to Stay: Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center.