Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - Camden

Camden, NJ

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - Camden

Camden, NJ

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$15,264

$31,500

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,277
Declined 2,174
Total Received 10,451
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Public

5,739

undergraduate students

1,494

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rutgers-Camden, founded in 1926, is one of three regional campuses of Rutgers University, the public research university of the U.S. state of New Jersey, located in the city of Camden, 2-miles away from Philadelphia.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,233
Established in 1926
Coeducational Coeducational

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29-acre urban campus in Camden (population: 74,532), across the Delaware River from Philadelphia; branch campuses in New Brunswick and Newark. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Philadelphia. School operates transportation to Philadelphia. Public transportation serves the campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey – Camden
406 Penn Street
Camden
08102

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Rutgers Day
  • Cultural Activities
  • Spring Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
54%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
16%
500-599
54%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
59%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,277
Declined 2,174
Total Received 10,451

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
application essay
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football

Intramural Sports Women

Football

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computational Biology
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,233

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

5,739
students

Female
61%
3,528

Male
39%
2,211

21%

1,494
students

Female
55%
817

Male
45%
677

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

4,767
students

Female
63%
2,996

Male
37%
1,771

17%

972
students

Female
55%
532

Male
45%
440

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 24%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

805

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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