Don't compromise on your future. Get a world-class education at a community college price.

We’re proud of our reputation for academic quality and our deep commitment to accessibility. Discover the value in a Rutgers University–Camden education.

Outstanding Education at an Intelligent Price

Now is not the time to limit your potential. Think you need to compromise between a quality education and your budget? Rutgers–Camden is here to provide students like you with an education recognized around the world at an affordable price. That’s who we’ve always been, and that’s who we’ll always be. Not only do our students learn from renowned faculty while staying close to home, but 86% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Our groundbreaking Bridging the Gap program can help eliminate the majority of remaining tuition costs for New Jersey families, and in light of the recent global events, tuition for the 2020 academic year isn’t going up one cent.

I pay almost $1k less a semester at Rutgers than my peers at local community college ... I can study my passion without taking out any loans or putting myself or my parents in debt.
Ariana Rubio '24
Bridging the Gap
It was such a huge relief to my parents for me to be enrolled in the Bridging the Gap program. It was very important that I get a good education while not taking out huge student loans and putting my parents or myself in debt.
Sierra Neal
I can graduate from college and go right into starting my life without worrying about another bill.
Samantha Cotton
Bridging the Gap is definitely keeping me in school. If I hadn’t participated in this program, I could drown in student loans.”
Earl Chavez

FAFSA Priority Filing Dates


  • First-year: December 1

  • Transfer: February 1

  • Returning: December 1


  • October 1

Rutgers’ federal school code is 002629.

Tuition & Fees

See costs for undergraduate and graduate study, housing, and meal plans, and learn more about in-state tuition eligibility.

Financial Aid

We’ll help make your Rutgers–Camden degree a reality through a variety of financial aid programs, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

Scholarships & Grants

As a public institution and a state university, Rutgers University–Camden is committed to making our superb education accessible to the best and the brightest. That’s why we offer a generous slate of scholarships and grants.

Bridging the Gap

This unique program for first-year, full-time undergraduate students from New Jersey, as well as transfer students from Camden County College, allows families to reduce their college tuition up to 100 percent.

How to Apply

The first step in receiving financial aid is to apply for it. Make sure you submit your FAFSA by Rutgers’ priority dates.

Apply for Financial Aid


Our financial aid specialists can help.

Contact Financial Aid

Financial Resources Available for Rutgers University–Camden Students

Rutgers University–Camden is committed to making your education affordable and accessible. Students experiencing financial hardship for any reason can follow these steps:

  1. Email our Financial Aid Counselors at Please include your full name and RUID number.
  2. Chat with a Financial Aid Counselor on the Admissions homepage. We'll be there Monday through Friday 8:30AM-4:00PM. Be sure to click "Chat with me" under the Financial Aid office to send your message to us.
  3. Borrow your Federal Direct Loans for this academic year.
  4. Review your Financial Aid status.