Rutgers University-Camden

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,230
2.89% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,844
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
79.2%
10,451 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
7,233
75.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58%
279 Graduates

About

Rutgers University-Camden is a higher education institution located in Camden County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rutgers University-Camden were Registered Nursing (248 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (209 degrees), and General Health Services (115 degrees).

In 2019, 1,782 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rutgers University-Camden. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (992 degrees), 3.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $12,230, which is $-9,796 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $12,230, which is $-9,796 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,844.

In 2019, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,230
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Camden was $12,230. The cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $-9,796 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$13,844
2019 Value
12.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Rutgers University-Camden had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,844. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Rutgers University-Camden grew by 12.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,454
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rutgers University-Camden was of $11,454 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board decreased by 24.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Rutgers University-Camden received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2018, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.6%
2017 Default Rate
480
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Rutgers University-Camden was 3.6%, which represents 480 out of the 13316 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Rutgers University-Camden received 10,451 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10.3% annual growth. Out of those 10,451 applicants, 8,277 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.2% acceptance rate.

There were 7,233 students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden in 2019, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rutgers University-Camden has an overall enrollment yield of 9.05%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
8,277
Accepted Out of 10,451

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rutgers University-Camden was 79.2% (8,277 admissions from 10,451 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 71.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 10.3%, while admissions grew by 22.3%.

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SAT Scores

95%
Submission Percentage
709
Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at Rutgers University-Camden in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Rutgers University-Camden has a total enrollment of 7,233 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden is 5,467 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,766. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Camden, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.8% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.77% Asian, 3.86% Two or More Races, 0.235% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.6%), followed by White Male (17.2%) and Black or African American Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.1%), followed by White Male (27.9%) and Black or African American Female (6.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,233 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden is 5,467 and the part-time enrollment is 1,766. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Rutgers University-Camden was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Rutgers University-Camden had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,383
  2. Black or African American
    1,209
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,131

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Camden is 46.8% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.77% Asian, 3.86% Two or More Races, 0.235% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 268 students (3.71%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 322 more women than men received degrees from Rutgers University-Camden. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rutgers University-Camden is white (992 degrees awarded). There were 3.72 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rutgers University-Camden is Registered Nursing (248 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (209 degrees) and General Health Services (115 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rutgers University-Camden, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (94 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (119 degrees), and English (61 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Social workers, all other (262,509 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (233,821 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (222,268 people), Other managers (206,449 people), and Postsecondary teachers (159,282 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (94 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (119 degrees), English (61 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Psychology (126 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (94 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (119 degrees), English (61 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Psychology (126 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Elementary & secondary schools (696,519 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (389,112 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (249,410 people), Individual & family services (233,023 people), and Legal services (199,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (94 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (119 degrees), English (61 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Psychology (126 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rutgers University-Camden.
Most Common
  1. 248 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 209 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 115 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rutgers University-Camden was Registered Nursing with 248 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

730
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,052
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 730 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Camden, which is 0.694 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,052).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 176 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Camden in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.24 times more than the 142 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 197 degrees were awarded to women at Rutgers University-Camden in Registered Nursing, which is 3.86 times more than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% of students graduating from Rutgers University-Camden completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (72.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rutgers University-Camden is Female and White (72.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.79% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    992 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    267 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    229 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rutgers University-Camden is white (992 degrees awarded). There were 3.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

1.91% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    530 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    462 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    207 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rutgers University-Camden is white female (530 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (462 degrees).

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Operations

Rutgers University-Camden has an endowment valued at nearly $47M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-2.23M (-4.76%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Rutgers University-Camden had a total salary expenditure of $245M. Rutgers University-Camden employs 107 Professors, 105 Assistant professors, and 85 Associate professors. Most academics at Rutgers University-Camden are Male Professors (65), Female Assistant professors(65), and Male Associate professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden are: Business and Financial Operations, with 143 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 119 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 108 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47M
2019 Endowment
16.8%
decline from 2018

Rutgers University-Camden has an endowment valued at about $47M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Rutgers University-Camden declined 16.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.47M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.76M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $2.64M - Local

As of 2019, Rutgers University-Camden received $8.76M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $2.64M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$103M
2019 Salaries
2.68%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Rutgers University-Camden paid a median of $103M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($245M) and a 2.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.15% growth from 2017 and a 5.4% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.3M
Instructional Salaries
312
Number of Employees

In 2019, Rutgers University-Camden paid a total of $38.3M to 312 employees working as instructors, which represents 37% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
107 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
143 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden were Professor with 107 employees; Assistant professor with 105 employees; and Assistant professor with 85 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden were Business and Financial Operations with 143 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 119 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 108 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden was Male Professor with 65 employees, Female Assistant professor with 65 employees, and Male Associate professor with 46 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Rutgers University-Camden.

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