Rutgers-Camden University

Tracing its history back to 1926, Rutgers-Camden University is the smallest of the three campuses that make up the prestigious Rutgers University network of New Jersey. Rutgers-Camden is known for its “regional focus and global outlook.”



Rutgers-Camden University is located in the City of Camden, in the State of New Jersey. Camden is located just across the Delaware River from the City of Philadelphia.

  • 2 hours from New York City
  • 2.5 hours from Washington, DC
  • 45 minutes from Newark, Delaware (the location of the University of Delaware)


Student population

Though part of the larger Rutgers University network (which has more than 58,000 students across its three campuses), Rutgers-Camden feels like a smaller, community-oriented university, with a student population of approximately 6,500.


Colleges and programs

Rutgers-Camden University offers 40 majors and 50 minors at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, Rutgers-Camden offers a wide variety of Master’s programs, as well as Doctoral programs and professional programs in Physical Therapy and Law. There are also several undergraduate and graduate joint degree programs that allow students to challenge themselves in the pursuit of two degrees at once. Click here to learn more about the academic programs at Rutgers-Camden University.



This prestigious university is ranked as follows by the US News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2013”:

  • #20 – Regional Universities (in the Northern USA)
  • #4 – Public Universities (among public regional universities)

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