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Social Work at Rutgers University - Camden

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Social Work at Rutgers University - Camden

If you are interested in studying social work, you may want to check out the program at Rutgers University - Camden. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rutgers Camden is located in Camden, New Jersey and approximately 7,076 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,499 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University - Camden in 2021, 75 of them were social work majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Social Work section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers Camden Social Work Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

Rutgers Camden Social Work Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Rutgers Camden compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The social work major at Rutgers Camden is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Work. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 43
Most Popular Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 67
Most Focused Social Work Schools 243
Most Popular Social Work Master’s Degree Schools 304
Most Focused Social Work Master’s Degree Schools 304

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in social work from Rutgers Camden. This is the #304 most popular school for social work master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Rutgers Camden Social Work Graduates

The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Camden is $35,836. This is 12% higher than $31,866, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.


Social Work Student Demographics at Rutgers Camden

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Rutgers University - Camden.

Rutgers Camden Social Work Bachelor’s Program

84% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 16% of social work bachelor's degrees went to men and 84% went to women. The typical social work bachelor's degree program is made up of only 12% men. So male students are more repesented at Rutgers Camden since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities in its social work bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a bachelor's in social work.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 32
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Rutgers Camden also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Social Work Grads May Go Into

A degree in social work can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Camden.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 5,060 $67,700
Marriage and Family Therapists 4,150 $72,380
Social and Community Service Managers 3,370 $88,570
Healthcare Social Workers 3,120 $64,570
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 2,790 $73,810


*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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