School Facts & Figures

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is a dynamic center of learning at the heart of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Founded in 1982, SC&I's research and teaching focuses on organizational communication, social and new media, library and information science, journalism and media studies, health communication, and information technology. The School’s competitive and renowned programs prepare students for top careers in today’s digital environment. 

SC&I Fast Facts

Updated on September 12, 2022

SC&I Fast Facts 2022:

  • 1654 undergraduate majors (full and part-time)
  • 457 undergraduate minors
  • 849 master's students (full and part-time)
  • 88 doctoral students
  • over 36 non-degree students enrolled in Professional Development Studies courses
  • 74 full-time faculty
  • 160 part-time faculty
  • 45 full-time professional staff members plus five part-time staff members
  • Over 29,000 alumni 
  • While SC&I had its own 2,600+ majors and graduate students in 2021-22, more than 8,400 Rutgers-New Brunswick students took at least one course at SC&I last year
  • 16 Collaborative research centers, labs, working groups, and clusters
  •  Tuition is competitive with the top 10 national programs 
  •  Located less than 40 miles from NYC and 60 miles from Philadelphia 
  •  Faculty and students win national awards every year from scholarly and professional associations
  •  One of the founding members of the iSchool consortium
  •  One of the founding members of the Alliance of Schools and Colleges of Communication and Journalism
  •  The home of the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies

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