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Rutgers University-Camden Demographics & Diversity

Camden, New Jersey

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Rutgers University-Camden are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rutgers University Camden students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 16%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Rutgers University Camden with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rutgers University-Camden has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rutgers University Camden students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Rutgers University Camden students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,900
Women 4,271

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Rutgers University-Camden serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rutgers University Camden students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,669 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.5%
Part time Undergrads 18.8%

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