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Rutgers University - Camden Overview

Rutgers University - Camden is a public institution situated in Camden, New Jersey. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Rutgers University - Camden Known For?

1,368 Undergraduate Awards
$36,439 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Rutgers Camden have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Rutgers Camden.
  • In 2017-2018, 44% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Rutgers Camden with a bachelor's degree make about $57,900 a year. That's 42% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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Rutgers University - Camden Rankings

Rutgers Camden is ranked #325 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Rutgers Camden also holds the #9 spot on the Best Colleges in New Jersey ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Rutgers Camden has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#130 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rutgers Camden.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Most Popular English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#122 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#175 Most Popular Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Rutgers Camden has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Health Sciences & Services Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Colleges for Health Sciences & Services College Factual
#43 Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections College Factual
#44 Best Colleges for Liberal Arts General Studies College Factual
#58 Best Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting College Factual
#72 Best Nursing Schools Nursing Degree Search

Where Is Rutgers University - Camden?

Location of Rutgers University - Camden

Contact details for Rutgers Camden are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 406 Penn, Camden, NJ 08102
Phone: 856-225-1766
Website: https://www.camden.rutgers.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rutgers_Camden

How Do I Get Into Rutgers Camden?

You can apply to Rutgers Camden online at: https://admissions.camden.rutgers.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Rutgers Camden

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Rutgers Camden?

69% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
94% Submit SAT Scores
Rutgers Camden has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 94% of students accepted to Rutgers Camden submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Rutgers University - Camden  ( 500 to 590 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Rutgers University - Camden  ( 500 to 590 )
200
800
Rutgers Camden received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford Rutgers University - Camden?

$36,439 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
3.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Rutgers Camden is $36,439. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Rutgers Camden, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,389 a year. That adds up to $25,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rutgers Camden is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Rutgers University - Camden Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,767 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,739 undergraduate students at Rutgers Camden, with 4,767 being full-time and 972 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Rutgers Camden

There are also 1,494 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,767 full-time undergraduates at Rutgers Camden, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Rutgers Camden

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rutgers University - Camden students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rutgers Camden Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 531
Black or African American 871
Hispanic or Latino 846
White 2,040
International Students 144
Other Races/Ethnicities 335

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Rutgers University - Camden. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 118 countries are represented at Rutgers Camden. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Rutgers University - Camden

838 Took All Classes Online
2,788 Took At Least One Class Online
67.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Rutgers Camden. In 2017-2018, 2,788 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rutgers Camden has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 10th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Rutgers Camden

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rutgers University - Camden was 67.0%. This is the #423 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rutgers Camden regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rutgers Camden majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 8%
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
General Psychology 4%
Health Professions 19%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 9%
Liberal Arts General Studies 9%
Political Science & Government 5%
Psychology 4%
Public Administration & Social Service 13%
Social Work 26%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rutgers Camden ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rutgers Camden.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #2
Romance Languages #2
Political Science & Government #3
Social Work #5
Hospitality Management #6
Social Sciences #12
Public Administration & Social Service #18
General Psychology #18
Psychology #24
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #43
Liberal Arts General Studies #43
Criminal Justice & Corrections #48
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #50
Nursing #63
Business Administration & Management #101
Health Professions #114
Business, Management & Marketing #131

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rutgers University - Camden Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 209 109 0 318
Nursing 248 0 6 254
General Psychology 105 21 0 126
Health Sciences & Services 115 0 0 115
Law 0 0 94 94
Criminal Justice & Corrections 84 7 0 91
General Biology 61 20 0 81
Social Work 76 0 0 76
Accounting 73 0 0 73
Finance & Financial Management 69 0 0 69
Liberal Arts General Studies 44 9 0 53
General English Literature 31 17 0 48
Marketing 41 0 0 41
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 38 1 1 40
Political Science & Government 40 0 0 40
Public Administration 0 36 0 36
History 21 12 0 33
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 32 32
Computer Information Systems 24 7 0 31
Fine & Studio Arts 21 0 0 21
Economics 17 0 0 17
Writing Studies 0 13 0 13
Chemistry 6 5 0 11
Sociology 8 0 0 8
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 1 1 5 7
Public Policy 0 2 5 7
Urban Studies 6 0 0 6
Music 6 0 0 6
Romance Languages 1 4 0 5
Mathematics 5 0 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 5 0 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 4 0 4
Ethnic Studies 4 0 0 4
Other Statistics 0 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 0 3
Germanic Languages 2 0 0 2
Physics 2 0 0 2
Biological & Physical Science 1 0 0 1
Religious Studies 1 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,368 271 143 1,782

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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