Welcome to the Department of English at Rutgers University

Murray Hall The English Department at Rutgers-New Brunswick has been central to the mission of Rutgers University for years. Rutgers English trains more than seven hundred undergraduate majors and minors in literature, and nearly a hundred active graduate students. Through the composition requirement offered by its Writing Program, Rutgers English provides gateway instruction in reading and writing practices to more than 17,000 students annually. Located at the hub of so much intellectual activity, Rutgers English plays a definitive role in shaping the character and quality of humanistic inquiry across the disciplines at the university.


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 Undergraduate Students


Graduate Program in English


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