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Rutgers Camden Admissions

If you want to apply to Rutgers Camden, the regular decision application deadline is December 1 and the application fee costs $70. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than February 28.

Considering Applying Early to Rutgers Camden?

Rutgers University - Camden does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Rutgers Camden will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 31.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Rutgers Camden Hard To Get Into?

Rutgers Camden is amoderately difficult school to get into. Rutgers Camden evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Rutgers Camden **accepted 76% of students, around 7,536 of the 9,879 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Rutgers Camden, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Rutgers Camden?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Rutgers Camden

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Rutgers Camden 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Rutgers Camden must submit the following items. Double check with Rutgers Camden's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Rutgers Camden?

Out of all students that were admitted, 24% submitted a class rank. At Rutgers Camden 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Rutgers University - Camden, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 24%

Rutgers Camden has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 92% of Rutgers Camden's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Rutgers Camden?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Rutgers Camden students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Rutgers Camden students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Rutgers Camden?

To be most competitive at Rutgers Camden, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Rutgers Camden's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Rutgers Camden students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Rutgers University - Camden

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Rutgers Camden.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by April 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Rutgers Camden during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Rutgers Camden Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Rutgers Camden?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Rutgers Camden.

Does Rutgers Camden accept transfer credits?

Rutgers Camden accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Rutgers Camden accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Rutgers Camden accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Rutgers Camden?

No, Rutgers Camden is test optional, so you can decide whether to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Rutgers Camden Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

76%

How hard is it to get into Rutgers Camden? Rutgers Camden is a somewhat selective institution. The Rutgers Camden acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.

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Rutgers Camden Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rutgers Camden is Dec 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rutgers Camden is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rutgers Camden ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

17 to 24

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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Rutgers Camden SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

490 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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Rutgers Camden GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,076

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,657

Out-of-State

$32,299

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 1
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