Located in the heart of the Camden Waterfront at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Rutgers–Camden is an institution with an international reputation for research, teaching, and service. Highly regarded for the scholarly accomplishments of its faculty and students, and treasured for its community leadership, Rutgers–Camden plays a unique role as the most prominent institution of higher education in southern New Jersey.
Founded in the 1920s, Rutgers University–Camden began as the South Jersey Law School and the College of South Jersey. In 1950, the two schools became the Camden campus when it merged with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
After decades of providing students with a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum through the Arts and Sciences, in 1981 Rutgers–Camden began to offer its first master’s degree programs, in biology, English, and business administration. In 1988, the growing demand for business offerings led to the founding of the School of Business–Camden, the first business school in southern New Jersey to earn prestigious accreditation from the AACSB International. In addition to the School of Business, Rutgers–Camden campus has five schools and colleges, including: The College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School, the Rutgers Law – Camden, the School of Nursing, and the School of Social Work – Camden.
Today, the School of Business-Camden is a premier institution for undergraduate and graduate studies. The School of Business is highly valued as a school of choice, a business community resource, and a provider of top-quality business training and executive education. Boasting various degree program options, including: on-campus study in Camden, off campus study at locations throughout Southern New Jersey, and virtual study though degree programs offered online, Rutgers School of Business-Camden remains a distinguished and sought after choice for higher education.