Rutgers University-Camden

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,408

1.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,894

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.61%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.5%

8,725 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,475

73.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

59.2%

290 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 (258 degrees awarded), General Psychology (161 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (133 degrees).

In 2016, 1,880 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rutgers University-Camden. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,131 degrees), 4.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (272 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $11,408, which is $-8,752 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $11,408, which is $-8,752 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,894.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,408

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Camden was $11,408. The cost of tuition at Rutgers University-Camden is $-8,752 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,894

2016 Value

4.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Rutgers University-Camden had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,894. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Rutgers University-Camden grew by 4.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,900

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rutgers University-Camden was of $14,900 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 2.24% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Rutgers University-Camden received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.61%

2015 Default Rate

503

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Rutgers University-Camden was 3.61%, which represents 503 out of the 13944 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 8,725 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.1% annual growth. Out of those 8,725 applicants, 5,016 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,475 students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden in 2016, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rutgers University-Camden has an overall enrollment yield of 13.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,016

Accepted Out of 8,725

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rutgers University-Camden was 57.5% (5,016 admissions from 8,725 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 58.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 16.1%, while admissions grew by 14.3%.

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SAT Scores

92%

Submission Percentage

624

Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at Rutgers University-Camden in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Rutgers University-Camden has a total enrollment of 6,475 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden is 4,748 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,727. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Camden, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.1% White, 16.1% Black or African American, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.45% Asian, 3.69% Two or More Races, 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0772% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (23.9%) and Black or African American Female (12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (36.1%), followed by White Female (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.65%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,475 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-Camden is 4,748 and the part-time enrollment is 1,727. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-Camden are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    3,504

  2. Black or African American

    1,045

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    870

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-Camden is 54.1% White, 16.1% Black or African American, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.45% Asian, 3.69% Two or More Races, 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0772% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 135 students (2.08%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 264 more women than men received degrees from Rutgers University-Camden. The majority of degree recipients at Rutgers University-Camden are white (1,131 degrees awarded). There were 4.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (272 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rutgers University-Camden is Registered Nursing (258 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (161 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (133 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 (138 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees), and History (38 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 (315,750 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (313,794 people), Counselors (217,860 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (215,096 people), and Miscellaneous managers (211,424 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (138 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees), History (38 degrees), Psychology (174 degrees), and English (59 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (138 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees), History (38 degrees), Psychology (174 degrees), and English (59 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 (680,835 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (358,712 people), Hospitals (280,579 people), Individual & family services (232,662 people), and Legal services (200,501 people).

The most specialized majors at Rutgers University-Camden are Legal (138 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees), History (38 degrees), Psychology (174 degrees), and English (59 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. 258 degrees awarded

  2. 161 degrees awarded

  3. 133 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rutgers University-Camden was Registered Nursing with 258 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 808

  2. 1,072

In 2016, 808 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Camden, which is 0.754 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,072).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Rutgers University-Camden in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.6 times more than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 208 degrees were awarded to women at Rutgers University-Camden in Registered Nursing, which is 3.85 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 23% of students graduating from Rutgers University-Camden completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rutgers University-Camden is Female and Two or More Races (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.72% 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

    1,131 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    272 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    178 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rutgers University-Camden is white (1,131 degrees awarded). There were 4.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (272 degrees).

2.07% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    603 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    528 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    196 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rutgers University-Camden is white female (603 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (528 degrees).

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Operations

Rutgers University-Camden has an endowment valued at nearly $32.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.45M (7.48%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Rutgers University-Camden had a total expenditure of $171M. Of that $171M, they spent $91.5M on salaries and $171M on benefits.

Rutgers University-Camden employs 104 Professors, 102 Assistant professors, and 78 Associate professors. Most academics at Rutgers University-Camden are Male Professors (66), Female Assistant professors(56), and Male Assistant professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden are: Service, with 140 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 132 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 126 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$32.7M

2015 Endowment

21.7%

growth from 2014

Rutgers University-Camden has an endowment valued at about $32.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Rutgers University-Camden grew 21.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.85M 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. $1.91M - Federal

  2. $1.08M - State

  3. $1.77M - Local

As of 2015, Rutgers University-Camden received $1.91M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.08M from state grants and contracts, and $1.77M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$91.5M

Salary Expenditure

$171M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Rutgers University-Camden had a total expenditure of $171M. Of that $171M, they spent $91.5M on salaries and $171M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Rutgers University-Camden as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$91.5M

2015 Salaries

5.61%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Rutgers University-Camden paid a median of $91.5M in salaries, which represents 53.5% of their overall expenditure ($171M) and a 5.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.7M

Instructional Salaries

292

Number of Employees

In 2015, Rutgers University-Camden paid a total of $31.7M to 292 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

104 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

140 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden were Professor with 104 employees; Assistant professor with 102 employees; and Assistant professor with 78 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden were Service with 140 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 132 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 126 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rutgers University-Camden was Male Professor with 66 employees, Female Assistant professor with 56 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 46 employees.

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

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