Rutgers University–Camden in Camden, New Jersey, is in the heart of the East Coast of the United States. It is in a booming metropolitan area of southern New Jersey, right across the bridge from historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With easy access to New York City and Washington, DC, it’s the perfect place to experience the United States.
AT A GLANCE
Type of School: Rutgers University–Camden is a world-class public research institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs up to the doctoral level.
Size of Campus: 40 acres
Number of Students: 5,776 undergraduate enrollment
Number of Faculty: 313
Colleges, programs, and degrees:
Camden College of Arts and Sciences
The Graduate School
Rutgers Law School
School of Business–Camden
School of Nursing–Camden
Geographic Diversity: The Rutgers network spans the globe. We have students from 42 states and 42 nations all around the world.
International Student Services: The Office of International Students & Global Programs provides advising services, supportive programming, and assistance to our international population as they move through the immigration and acculturation processes during their time at Rutgers University–Camden.
International Student Budget: (2019–2020)
Room and Board $12,691
For more information, visit admissions.rutgers.edu/tuition.
Financial Aid: Non-sponsored international first-year and transfer students with an F-1 visa are guaranteed $10,000–$15,000 per year through the International Chancellor’s Scholarship. International first-year applicants are also eligible for the #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship, which covers a minimum 50% of tuition per year.
Test Score Requirements: The minimum internet-based TOEFL score is 79. An acceptable IELTS score is 6 or greater.
Application Deadlines and Fees:
First-year students: December 1
Transfer students: February 1
Application fee: $70
At Rutgers University–Camden, you’ll find everything you need to focus your ambitions and reach your goals. Because our campus is intentionally personal, we can make sure every minute you spend with us moves you forward.
Your professors will open up the way you think about the universe, humanity, and the role your talents can play. You’ll collaborate with classmates who share your drive to excel. You’ll get the encouragement and opportunities you need to navigate any career pathway.And you’ll connect with a global network of more than 500,000 Rutgers alumni at every stage of your journey.
You’ve worked hard to get here. We want you to have the future you deserve. We know how to bring that future into focus.
Creating new knowledge
When you choose a world-class research university like Rutgers–Camden, you’ll work with professors who are leading thinkers about the future of learning and living in the world. Our academic power starts with these teacher-scholars who influence students’ individual lives and influence knowledge worldwide.
You’ll build strong connections with your professors long after class lets out. They’ll involve you in their research, and you’ll make your own discoveries with opportunities to engage in your own hands-on research.
At Rutgers–Camden, you’ll be ableto apply your classroom knowledge across a wide variety of real-world settings. You’ll build skills and a résumé while earning academic credit and/or money through our internship programs.
Through a series of civic engagement courses, Rutgers–Camden students learn what it takes to change the world. Knowledge, commitment, and skill come together in courses designed specifically to combine classroom learning with service activities that allow you to put your new skills to work while helping you strengthen your communities. It’s your chance to connect with the world as the Delaware Valley becomes your classroom.
There’s a world of opportunity out there, and at Rutgers–Camden, your classes are part of that world. Through the Learning Abroad Program, you can experience new cultures and gain international travel experience during one- or two-week study trips.
Working with professors before and after the trip, you’ll learn to apply a global context to classroom teaching and get to see the world from a whole new perspective without putting your entire life on hold. See learningabroad.camden.rutgers.edu for current programs.
Dual- and joint-degree programs
You’re on the fast track to success. That’s why Rutgers–Camden developed the dual-degree program, which saves students time and money by allowing you to earn a bachelor’s and a master’s degree at an accelerated pace. You can earn a BA or BS and an MA, MAT, MBA, or MPA. See a full list of available dual-degree programs at camden.rutgers.edu/joint-degrees.
You’ll belong from the beginning on our welcoming campus, a tight-knit community where you’ll learn and grow. Choose from 100+ clubs, academic societies, professional associations, Greek life, student government, and civic groups—there’s always a lot to do and many ways to make adifference on and off campus. See all the ways you can get involved at activities.camden.rutgers.edu.
Athletics and recreation
Home to 19 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s intercollegiate teams, the Rutgers–Camden Scarlet Raptors are members of the New Jersey Athletic Conference. If competition isn’t your game, you can still get fit and have fun by participating in a wide array of intramurals, club sports, and other recreational activities. See scarletraptors.com for more information.
Located within the heart of the East Coast of the United States, Rutgers–Camden is part of the exciting opportunities in Camden, New Jersey, including the arts, history, sports, culture, and some of the best career-building internships and civic engagement options in the nation.
Right across the Delaware River from our campus is Philadelphia, one of the most historic and significant cities in the United States. Our location also offers easy access to New York City and Washington, DC. It’s no wonder that Rutgers–Camden is the choice of students from over 39 countries around the world.