This game-changing financial aid program enables in-state students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition-free and reduces tuition and fees for students with family incomes below $100,000.
Explore Great Things at Rutgers–Camden
Great Tomorrows Begin Here
Wide open futures, a great educational value, a commitment to community
Big City Research University, Close-Knit Community
A world-class research university, transformational community partnerships, and personalized, real-world learning opportunities. The Rutgers experience, traditions, and prestige all on a charming campus, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. That’s Rutgers University–Camden.
Opportunity and Access to a World-Class Education
With its new Minority Serving Institution designation from the U.S. Department of Education, Rutgers–Camden will be better equipped than ever to ensure that the most disadvantaged students receive increased access to a Rutgers education.
For its services for student veterans and their families, Rutgers–Camden was the first school in New Jersey to be named a Purple Heart University. In 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy honored Rutgers–Camden with the We Value Our Veterans Award for its many educational, financial, and other services for former military personnel.
Leading the Way
A university of academic firsts
Enmanuel Fernandez, who graduated with a dual bachelor of science degree in nursing and health sciences, is pursuing his doctorate in nursing at the University of Pennsylvania on a full scholarship.
As an undergraduate researcher at Rutgers–Camden, Teresa Osorio studied mitochondrial physiology, sleep deprivation, and Alzheimer’s disease. As a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, she will pursue her research interests in behavioral neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University.
Honors College graduate and animation and theater double major Doaa Ouf is now an M.F.A. student at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale in the new field of projection design.
Kristen Smith, an inaugural forensic science master’s program graduate, invented a white-based fluorescent fingerprint powder, which allows it to be visible both with and without an external light source.
Doctoral student and National Science Foundation Research Fellow Cleo Falvey combines studies of reptiles and amphibians with genomic data to answer large-scale evolutionary questions that advance our understanding of how animals adapt to climate change.
Discovery in the Forensic Science Lab
After hundreds of 18th century human remains were discovered at a Philadelphia construction site, Rutgers forensic scientist Kimberlee Moran cofounded the Arch Street Project, bringing together dozens of scientists to study the archaeological trove and gain a better idea of what life was like in colonial Philadelphia.
Political scientist Kelly Dittmar, a widely sought-after national expert on gender and American political institutions, is director of research and scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers' Eagleton Institute of Politics.
“With about 850 Google Scholar citations, Dwertmann is one of our top publishers to be included in this year’s list.”—Poets & Quants on School of Business–Camden associate professor of management David Dwertmann, whose research focuses on diversity and inclusion (e.g., people with disabilities and immigrants in the workplace), social norms, and leadership. He partners with organizations for his work on these topics.
For her paper illuminating the history of the Detroit Housewives League, historian Kendra Boyd received the Letitia Woods Brown Article Prize from the Association of Black Women Historians.
The federal funding will support Rutgers–Camden’s efforts to partner with the City of Camden and other community organizations to support Camden residents at underutilized city community centers, with a focus on education, workforce development, arts and culture, health and wellness, and youth and families.
“Rutgers Law School has launched a statewide project to help exonerate people convicted of crimes they did not commit.”—WHYY on the Rutgers–Camden-based New Jersey Innocence Project
“Kudos for Camden Collaboration” —New Jersey Business Magazine on Rutgers–Camden, Rowan University, and Camden County College, which joined forces to build the $73 million Joint Health Sciences Center in Camden’s downtown. The center is a cornerstone of the "Eds and Meds" Corridor that is leading the city’s revitalization.
School of Nursing–Camden professor Kevin Emmons led the charge to vaccinate hard-to-reach residents, hosting COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinics in public housing complexes, aided by nursing students and Camden County staff. The nursing school is a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence.