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Rutgers University - Camden

Camden, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

Rutgers Camden Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Rutgers Camden, the application fee costs $70.

Students who apply to Rutgers Camden for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by March 1.

Rutgers Camden Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Rutgers Camden's admissions stats.

Rutgers Camden 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 32%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist No

Rutgers University - Camden Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Rutgers University - Camden.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 1 January 31

Applying Early to Rutgers Camden?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Rutgers Camden will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 31.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Rutgers University - Camden Admissions

How To Get Into Rutgers University - Camden

Rutgers Camden is a moderately 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 79% of students, approximately 8,780 from 11,156 applicants.

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.

Transferring to Rutgers University - Camden

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Rutgers Camden

Rutgers Camden has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Rutgers Camden Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Rutgers Camden

Curious about the factors that are considered by Rutgers Camden during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Talent/Ability Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Application Essay Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Rutgers Camden for more information on admission factors.

Rutgers Camden 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements An English proficiency test score is required for applicants whose secondary schooling has been outside the U.S. in a country where English is not the principal language.
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Rutgers Camden?

Rutgers Camden has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

Out of all students that were admitted, 25% submitted a class rank. At Rutgers Camden 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 35% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Rutgers University - Camden, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Rutgers Camden directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Rutgers Camden considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 32% of Rutgers Camden's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Rutgers Camden?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Rutgers Camden students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Rutgers Camden students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Rutgers Camden?

To be most competitive at Rutgers Camden, you should strive to earn between 17 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Rutgers Camden's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 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.

More Information on Transferring to Rutgers University - Camden

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

• Summer 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. Rutgers Camden accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Rutgers Camden?

❌ No, Rutgers Camden is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to send your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Rutgers Camden's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Rutgers Camden is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rutgers Camden?

❌ Rutgers Camden does not offer early decision.

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Rutgers Camden Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Rutgers Camden? Rutgers Camden is a somewhat selective institution. The Rutgers Camden acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.


Rutgers Camden Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rutgers Camden is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rutgers Camden is Continuous processing.

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

Rutgers Camden ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


17 to 25


17 and Less


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Rutgers Camden SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

520 - 620


Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

Rutgers Camden GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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