A college education is a big commitment. Rest assured—quality academics plus public school value make your Rutgers–Camden education a sound investment.

Tuition and Fees

A world-class university doesn’t always carry a big-ticket price tag. At Rutgers, one of the country’s leading public research universities, we’re proud of our international reputation for academic quality and our deep commitment to accessibility. Discover the value in a Rutgers–Camden education.

Costs for Undergraduate Students

Consider the value of Rutgers–Camden: An education that competes with the best in the nation, at one-half to one-third the cost of many private school peers. 

Costs for Graduate Students

Learn about funding opportunities or download a PDF outlining tuition and fees, which vary by academic program.

Ready to crunch some numbers? Check out the resources below. When you add it all up, Rutgers–Camden is clearly a wise investment.

  • Cost Estimator. Pick your options, punch your numbers, and estimate what you’ll spend on a Rutgers–Camden education.
  • Housing Costs. Calculate the convenience of living in an on-campus suite or apartment.   
  • Dining Costs. Weigh your choices for quick bites and hearty meals in our dining hall. 

Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid can seem intimidating. But it’s well worth the effort: 88% of last year’s entering class received an offer of financial aid, with the total amount of merit- and need-based aid reaching $482 million for Rutgers undergraduates. You can learn all about funding your college education from Rutgers’ Office of Financial Aid. But, for starters, here’re the answers to some questions you might be asking:

How do I apply for financial aid?
Step-by-step instructions
will take you through the process.

How do I contact the Financial Aid Office at Rutgers–Camden?
Office of Financial Aid
Armitage Hall
311 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1405
Phone: 856-225-6039; Fax: 856-225-6074
finaid@camden.rutgers.edu  Helpful information is available here.
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday–Thursday)
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Friday)

What is Rutgers’ FAFSA code?
It’s 002629, and is also called the Federal School Code.


As a public institution and a great state university, Rutgers is committed to making our superb education accessible to the best and the brightest. That’s why we offer a generous slate of need- and merit-based scholarships.

New Jersey Tuition Eligibility

In-state tuition is determined according to a student's New Jersey residency status or eligibility for the New Jersey Dream Act. A student petitioning for in-state residency status must provide proof of intent to establish residency in New Jersey along with the Residency Analysis Form (below) to the Office of the Registrar.   Students petitioning while in the first term or prior to the first term at Rutgers must submit this request with supporting documents to the admissions office.

The Residency Analysis Form must be completely filled out, signed, notarized, and submitted with required supporting documents to the appropriate office for proper consideration. Click here for the instructions to complete this application.

Students enrolled with F-1 or J-1 visa, please read this.

Read the New Jersey Tuition Eligibility webpage posted on the Rutgers undergraduate admissions website.

New Jersey Dream Act
Undocumented students petitioning for non-resident tuition exemption under the New Jersey Dream Act must have attended at least three years of high school in a New Jersey high school AND graduate(d) from a New Jersey high school.

Download the following affidavit pursuant to S2479 (the New Jersey Dream Act), then complete and submit the form with an official New Jersey high school transcript in order to be considered for nonresident tuition exemption: Application and Affidavit for Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Undocumented Students Residing in New Jersey form.