If you’re ready to attend a powerhouse research university that gives you individualized attention in a close-knit environment, let’s talk. Rutgers University–Camden offers all the attributes of a world-class university with the name recognition that matters. Professors at the top of their fields, innovative programs, extraordinary learning opportunities—we deliver all of that with a personal touch. 

You’re considered a first-year applicant if:

  • you’re a current high school student; or
  • you graduated high school but never attended college; or
  • you’ve attended college but have earned less than 12 college at another institution.

Here’s the information you’ll need to start the application process to Rutgers as a first-year student. 

Ready to Apply?

Rutgers–Camden is a great choice! We’re a powerhouse research university dedicated to civic engagement within a supportive, close-knit community, and only minutes away from endless cultural and career opportunities in Philadelphia.



Schedule Your Visit

Explore our campus. Ask questions. See for yourself the Rutgers–Camden advantage! When you sign up for a campus tour, you’ll meet with an admissions counselor and take a tour of campus led by a current Raptor Student Ambassador.