Living in New Brunswick, New Jersey
New Brunswick is a unique place. A small town with big city vibes. New Brunswick is a historic place centuries old that has now become an epicenter of innovation, healthcare, and education.
Old meets new from every corner of the world. The people and neighborhoods of Greater New Brunswick hail from places as vastly different as Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The richness of culture is palpable and the diversity in patient population is second to none.
From gourmet coffee roasters to microbreweries and steak houses, New Brunswick has an array of bars and restaurants to experience. There’s a sense of Rutgers pride as well as a strong sense in community. Living in close proximity to NYC and Philly provides a lot of options when letting loose. It’s a hidden gem.
New Brunswick and the surrounding countryside was a significant battle theater of the Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. Since the 1800s, Monument Square has served as a reminder of our city’s heritage. Today, it is a beautifully manicured park here in the center of Downtown New Brunswick. A directional sign post at Monument Square indicates the direction and distances to New Brunswick’s global sister cities.
They don’t call it the Garden State for nothing. New Jersey has a mild climate that appreciates all four seasons. Come visit gorgeous Rutgers Gardens for a Farmers Market, Music Festival, Outdoor Movie Theater, or simple yet sweet walk in the park.
Being at Rutgers means being part of the larger Rutgers Student Community. Go for a dip in the pool, rappel on the rock climbing wall, hit some racquetball, or come join us for a game of basketball. As a Resident you have access to every top notch athletic facility you could ever want, all year round (all for free).
GO SCARLET KNIGHTS! Rutgers is a NCAA Big Ten Conference Football Division One team. Come to our beautiful stadium only a few minutes drive from the hospital and watch Rutgers play On the Banks of the Old Raritan.
New Brunswick is known as Hub City, and it is the Hub of not only Technology, Healthcare, and Education, but also of the Arts.
Come and see first class Opera and Orchestra at the State Theatre of New Jersey, which first opened its doors in 1921 and is the scene of world renowned artists as they make their tours through the Northeast. The neighboring New Brunswick Performing Arts Center is newly built and houses the ultra modern George Street Playhouse. Want a good laugh? The Stress Factory Comedy Club stages some of the biggest legends of comedy. It’s all right here at your fingertips in New Brunswick.
The City of New Brunswick is located in the Great State of New Jersey, and is situated in Central Jersey alongside Route 18 and the New Jersey Turnpike, making driving in and out of the city easy. New Brunswick is approximately 35 miles away from New York and 62 miles away from Philadelphia. New Brunswick is also accessible by rail. Both NJ Transit and Amtrak serve New Brunswick Rail Station.