Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ 08102

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,475
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 680 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

57%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Rutgers University-Camden is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,725 applications and 5,016 students were granted admission. Rutgers University-Camden is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 92% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1120

Application Fee

$70
Undergrad students
$70
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Rutgers University-Camden charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $26,551 and in-state students paid $11,408.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,894
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$11,408
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$26,551
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Rutgers University-Camden's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,654 (which is 5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rutgers University-Camden in 2016-2017, was 278, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,606 (which is 5.7% above the national average.)

$4,654
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,606
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
91%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Rutgers University-Camden has enrolled a total of 6,475 students (4,748 students full-time and 1,727 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,475 students, 823 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 5,003 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,472 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 579 students for distance studies.

6,475
Total Enrollment
823
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 54%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 13%

Asian: 8%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Rutgers University-Camden.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 995 119
Health Professions And Related Programs 13% 718 0
Psychology 6% 361 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 5% 282 46
Legal Professions And Studies 5% 276
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 5% 264
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 235 0
Social Sciences 3% 170 0
English Language And Literature/letters 3% 145
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 145 7

Graduation & Dropout Rates

59%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Rutgers University-Camden full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
15%
Dropout rate
22%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$42,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Rutgers University-Camden graduates 6 years after enrollment is $42,400. Last year, out of the total 11,462 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 10,430 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 12,934 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 11,770 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $42,400 $56,400
Employment Rate 91% 91%
Total Graduates 11,462 12,934

Campus Location

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