Survey: Rutgers tops among schools employers favor for hires

Rutgers University was among the top 25 schools in a recent survey of places that corporate recruiters favor for hires.The State University of New Jersey

EDISON - Rutgers University was among the top 25 schools in a recent survey of places that corporate recruiters favor for hires.

The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick placed 21st on the list released this week by the Wall Street Journal.

The study surveyed 479 of the largest public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies in the country.

Penn State placed first on the list, followed by Texas A&M and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Companies favor graduates of big state universities over Ivy League and even some elite liberal-arts schools to fill entry-level jobs, the Wall Street Journal study found.

Wall Street Journal Path to Professions study

The Top 25 Recruiter Picks

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl 1 VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl
This is a sketch of a suspect wanted 2 Police impersonator sought in New Milford
Jersey Weekend Buzz 3 Jersey Weekend Buzz
The body of Trupal Patel, 29, was found 4 Discovery of body in Wall prompts murder investigation
The body of Trupal Patel, 29, was found 5 Discovery of body in Wall prompts murder investigation

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE