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 will 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. And 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 will 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 able to 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 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.
Programs and academic opportunities
We offer master’s and doctoral programs in a wide range of academic study led by some of the foremost scholars in their fields.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences boasts 20 degree programs across all interests. The School of Nursing–Camden is affiliated with top hospitals in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia and offers degree and certificate programs. The School of Business–Camden has traditional, online, and professional programs that get you to your goals. The School of Social Work is one of the most prominent schools in the nation dedicated to social welfare. And the Rutgers Law School has been recognized as a high-value law school with world-class faculty.
See a full list of graduate degrees at camden.rutgers.edu/academics/graduate-education.
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 a difference 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 a major metropolitan area, Rutgers–Camden boasts the best of two vibrant cities: Camden and Philadelphia. Our urban location puts you within minutes of everything the region offers: the arts, history, sports, culture, and some of the best career-building internships and civic engagement options in the Delaware Valley and the nation.
Whether you choose to live on campus or commute, Rutgers–Camden offers extraordinary opportunities for your life.