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Camden, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into Rutgers University Camden

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Rutgers University Camden
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Rutgers University-Camden and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,277 out of 10,451 applicants were admitted making Rutgers University Camden an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Rutgers University Camden typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Rutgers University Camden is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rutgers University-Camden SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Rutgers University Camden
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Rutgers University Camden
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rutgers University Camden?

Rutgers University Camden typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rutgers University Camden admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >86%
1075 to 1170 Avg + 79%-86%
980 to 1075 Avg - 69%-79%
885 to 980 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 885 Low <57%
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Rutgers University-Camden ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Rutgers University Camden
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Rutgers University Camden
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rutgers University-Camden?

Admission data indicates that Rutgers University-Camden regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rutgers University Camden.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rutgers University Camden admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >86%
20 to 22 Avg + 79%-86%
18 to 20 Avg - 69%-79%
16 to 18 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 16 Low <57%
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Rutgers University-Camden GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Rutgers University Camden?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Rutgers University-Camden. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rutgers University Camden was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Rutgers University-Camden accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.23 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

74% of Rutgers University Camden freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Rutgers University Camden students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 74%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Rutgers University Camden admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,002 4,449 10,451
Accepted 4,718 3,559 8,277
Acceptance Rate 79% 80% 79%
Enrolled 461 288 749
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 8% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2022
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 176 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Rutgers University Camden is $70.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rutgers University Camden and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Rutgers University Camden Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rutgers University Camden
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186371 IPEDS survey data for Rutgers University Camden.


Does Rutgers University Camden prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of students submit their SAT scores to Rutgers University-Camden. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Rutgers University Camden?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Rutgers University-Camden. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Rutgers University Camden?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1170. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Rutgers University Camden?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 11% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.