Camden and the Delaware Valley
From Pennsauken to the Pinelands, from the Schuylkill River to the Atlantic Ocean, the Delaware Valley’s many assets support a modern, 21st-century economy. More than 2.3 million residents and 70,000 businesses call southern New Jersey home, making it a prime location for pursuing an education and launching a career. Here are some highlights:
City of Camden: Committed citizens and success stories like the Waterfront attractions are leading revitalization in South Jersey’s anchor city.
Convenient Suburbs: Live, work, shop, and play in modern suburban communities like Cherry Hill, Mount Laurel, and Moorestown.
Small Town Living: People are flocking to historic villages like Haddonfield and Collingswood, with their lively downtowns and friendly Main Street vibe.
Country Landscapes: If New Jersey is the Garden State, the region’s rural farms, cranberry bogs, and million-acre Pinelands National Reserve make it so.
Down the Shore: A short drive whisks you to famed New Jersey shore and beachfront resorts like Atlantic City, Cape May, and Wildwood.
How’s this for a prime location? Across the river from one great city, and a short commute from another. Choose Rutgers–Camden, and position yourself to take advantage of all the opportunity of Philadelphia and New York. Think of the possibilities of this hotspot region: internships for students, first jobs for graduates, and academic resources and collaborations for professors. It’s a great place to be.
Philadelphia. Camden and Philadelphia share more than a waterfront: economic, cultural, and social ties make both cities stronger.
- Visit Philly: What to do and where to stay
- City of Philadelphia: All the official city info
- Philadelphia International Airport: Just minutes from campus
- Public Transportation: With stops next to campus
New York. By car or by public transportation, you can make the trip from Rutgers–Camden to NYC (or vice versa) in about two hours.
- Visit NYC: What to do and where to stay
- City of New York: All the official city info
- New York Area Airports: There are three—JFK, Newark, and LaGuardia
Thinking of opportunities farther afield? Our premier location—right in the middle of the Northeast metropolitan corridor—puts Rutgers–Camden students halfway between Boston and Washington, D.C. That makes our campus a strategic launching pad to internships, careers, and many of the country’s best graduate and professional schools.