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Camden by the Numbers

Since our founding as the South Jersey Law School in 1926, we have reached a number of important milestones, including joining Rutgers in 1950. See where we are today and if our university is right for you.

An Investment in Your Future

Our purpose is to help facilitate students’ growth and open new doors through a personalized approach to education and real-world learning opportunities. An incredible 96 percent of our graduates are either employed or in graduate school within six months of earning their degree.


Our History

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
•    Founded in 1766
•    8th oldest university in the nation
•    More than 250 years in existence
•    New Jersey’s land-grant university, with a presence in all 21 of the state’s counties 
Camden Campus
•    Founded in 1926 as the South Jersey Law School and the College of South Jersey
•    Merged with Rutgers University in 1950

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Our Campus, Ranked Highly

#49 in Best Public Colleges (U.S. News & World Report)

#98 in Best National Universities (U.S. News & World Report)

#1 in Best New Jersey Public Colleges (Academic Influence)

#1 in Most Affordable New Jersey Colleges (Academic Influence)

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Our People

Undergraduate Students
•    New Jersey residents: 92.5%
•    Out-of-state: 5.2%
•    60.8% women, 37.2% men, 2% other/unknown
•    African American/Black: 17.4%
•    Asian: 13.2%
•    Hispanic/Latino: 18.8%
•    White, Non-Hispanic: 43%
•    Two or More: 3.3% 
•    Other/Unknown: 4.3%
Faculty and Staff
•    310 full-time faculty, 540 part-time faculty
•    750+ full-and part-time staff

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Global Alumni Network

•    530,000+ alumni (total)
•    55,000+ alumni from Rutgers–Camden
•    250,000+ alumni live in New Jersey
•    Alumni live in all 50 states, in the District of Columbia, in five U.S. territories
•    Live on six continents

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•    6,075 undergraduate and graduate students
•    4 schools and colleges
•    38 undergraduate majors
•    29 graduate programs
•    24 average class size

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Home to New Jersey’s most extensive and diversified network of research laboratories
•    160 grants awarded in 2021
•    $22.5 million in total grants in 2022
•    100+ undergraduate & graduate students engaged in research
•    R2 research facility

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Clubs, Organizations, and Sports

•    100+ student clubs and organizations
•    12 fraternities and sororities
•    17 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III Athletics Teams

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Tuition and Fees

Annual Undergraduate Costs  
Tuition, Fees, Room and Board  
•    In-state Commuter: $17,079
•    In-state On-Campus: $30,468
•    Out-of-state Commuter: $35,841
•    Out-of-state On-Campus: $49,230
Tuition Only
•    In-state: $13,674
•    Out-of-state: $32,436

Figures shown are typical costs for Rutgers University–Camden in 2021-2022; figures vary by specific university, school, or college. Figures are subject to change

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