Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Camden

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217 N. Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102

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#81 Best Law Schools


#22 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The School of Law at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Camden has an application deadline of July 31. Its tuition is full-time: $25,505 per year (in-state); full-time: $37,237 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $20,461 per year (in-state); and part-time: $30,421 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 9.3:1. The School of Law at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Camden has 81 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Students interested in attending the Rutgers School of Law—Camden have two program options: a full-time program and a part-time program held during the day or in the evening. All students are also permitted to register for the Rutgers summer session, an eight week term that helps students to build flexibility into the traditional fall and spring semester schedules.

Students interested in earning two degrees at once have many choices to consider, some of which are offered through departments on other campuses of the Rutgers, State University of New Jersey system. There is a J.D./M.B.A. program offered through the Rutgers—Newark Graduate School of Management, for example, as well as a J.D./Master of Public Affairs and Politics offered in conjunction with the Rutgers—New Brunswick Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy. There are also several options offered through other institutions, including a J.D./M.D. program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

For hands-on legal training, students can enroll in the clinical offerings at Rutgers School of Law—Camden, including a child and family advocacy clinic, civil practice clinic, and domestic violence clinic. Rutgers—Camden also places its law students in practice and judicial externships, which can lead to exposure and training. Outside of class, students may choose to consider a variety of organizations, such as the American Constitution Society and the Cyber Law Society. Qualified students may also find opportunities on one of the school’s legal journals, including the Rutgers Law Journal, the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, and the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy.

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Year founded 1926
Public/private Public
Law school designation National


Application deadline July 31
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (800) 466-7561
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 81
Student-faculty ratio 9.3:1
Total faculty 103

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 506
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 276


Tuition and fees

Full-time: $25,505 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $37,237 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $20,461 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $30,421 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $13,022


Employed at graduation2 50.7%
Median private sector starting salary $69,000
Median public service starting salary $44,306


Total volumes and volume equivalents 470,387

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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