Camden, New Jersey

Rutgers University-Camden Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Rutgers University Camden

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Rutgers University Camden
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Rutgers University-Camden and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,861 out of 11,338 applicants were admitted making Rutgers University-Camden a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Rutgers University Camden typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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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 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Rutgers University Camden
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1170

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

Rutgers University Camden typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rutgers University Camden admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >79%
1165 to 1250 Avg + 69%-79%
1080 to 1165 Avg - 57%-69%
995 to 1080 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 995 Low <44%
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Rutgers University-Camden ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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ACT Composite 25th N/A
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will 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 #14 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rutgers University-Camden accepts 69% of students who apply.

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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%

Admission Statistics

Rutgers University Camden admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,605 4,733 11,338
Accepted 4,543 3,318 7,861
Acceptance Rate 69% 70% 69%
Enrolled 424 334 758
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 10% 10%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rutgers University Camden and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Rutgers University Camden Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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.