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Rutgers University - Camden

Camden, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate77%

Rutgers Camden Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Rutgers University - Camden. The acceptance rate at Rutgers University - Camden is 77%. Out of 11,145 applications received in 2023, 8,528 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Rutgers University - Camden, the application fee costs $70.

Students who apply to Rutgers University - Camden for the fall semester should hear back from Rutgers University - Camden by February 28.

Rutgers University - Camden Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Rutgers University - Camden's admissions stats.

Rutgers University - Camden 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 34%
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

Want to Apply Early to Rutgers University - Camden?

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

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

Some students apply early to college in hopes that it will help their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of acceptance, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

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

More on Rutgers University - Camden Admissions

Transferring to Rutgers University - Camden

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

For Students Waitlisted to Rutgers University - Camden

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

What Does Rutgers University - Camden Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Rutgers University - Camden

Curious about the factors that are considered by Rutgers University - 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
Talent/Ability Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

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

Rutgers University - Camden Application Requirements

To apply to Rutgers University - Camden, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Rutgers University - 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
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 University - Camden?

Rutgers University - 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, 12% submitted a class rank. At Rutgers University - Camden 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 77% 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 University - 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 University - Camden is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 34% of Rutgers University - Camden's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Rutgers University - Camden students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Rutgers University - Camden students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

To be most competitive at Rutgers University - Camden, you should strive to earn between 25 and 30 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Rutgers University - Camden's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.

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

More Information on Transferring to Rutgers University - Camden

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Rutgers University - 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 University - Camden during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Rutgers University - Camden Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Rutgers University - Camden?

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

Does Rutgers University - Camden accept transfer credits?

✅ Rutgers University - Camden accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Rutgers University - Camden accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Rutgers University - Camden accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Rutgers University - Camden?

❌ No, Rutgers University - Camden is test optional, so you can decide whether to include your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Rutgers University - Camden's acceptance rate?

✅ Rutgers University - Camden's acceptance rate is 77%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rutgers University - Camden?

❌ Rutgers University - 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 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

510 - 640


Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

Rutgers Camden GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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