Rutgers University Camden

Rutgers University Camden

Rutgers University - Camden is a state funded, public research university located in southern New Jersey. The foundation of the university dates back to 1926, when the South Jersey Law School was established. The campus is spread across an area of more than 45 acres. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School - Camden
  • Rutgers School of Business - Camden
  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden

RUC's athletic teams are members of NCAA. The Gleaner is the weekly student-run newspaper of the university, and WCCR-Camden is its Internet based radio station.

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Rutgers University-Camden
406 Penn
Camden , NJ 08102
General Phone: (856) 225-6095

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Rutgers Camden Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts321African-American studies, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, economics, political science, ...
Business and Management303business management, accounting, finance, human resources, marketing
Therapy and Counseling123psychology
Science74biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics courses
Security and Law Enforcement73criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work47public administration, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine39registered nursing
Art Studies38art studies
Mathematics26mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science
Hospitality11hospitality management
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts2drama

Number of programs and degrees for Rutgers Camden in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree90333
First-professional degree2781
Master's degree17610

Rutgers Camden Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rutgers Camden had a total enrollment of 5,159 students (3,859 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 59%
Women 42%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 72%
Graduate 14%
First Professional 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 63%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 12%
20-21 18%
22-24 28%
25-29 21%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey96%
Washington, DC1%

Rutgers Camden Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %

Rutgers Camden Room and Board (2007)

Rutgers Camden offers campus housing for 498 of its 3,859 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Camden, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Rutgers Camden Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480580
SAT Math500600
SAT Writing470570

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT99%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Rutgers Camden Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,358
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,306
Room and board $ 9,378
Room charge $ 6,728
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,650
Books and supplies $ 1,431
Other expenses $ 2,324

Financial Aid:
Rutgers Camden participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 262901)

Rutgers Camden Faculty

Rutgers Camden has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2616
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1826

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year9$146,2182*
Associate professorcalendar year9$96,1199$88,366
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year21$113,72714$89,262

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year54$142,81221$129,385
Associate professoracademic year48$91,00031$86,607
Assistant professoracademic year27$81,28519$66,750
Instructoracademic year6$46,0988$50,262
All faculty totalacademic year135$107,78779$89,522

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Rutgers Camden Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball New Jersey Athletic Conference
Baseball New Jersey Athletic Conference
Track New Jersey Athletic Conference

Rutgers Camden Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Law (LLB, JD)

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs

Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
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