Respected for the accomplishments of its faculty, graduates, and students, treasured for its welcoming campus with breathtaking vistas of the Philadelphia skyline and innovative public artwork, and counted on by its neighbors for its community leadership, Rutgers-Camden is the most prominent institution of higher education in southern New Jersey. A stroll through Rutgers-Camden's 40-acre campus in the heart of the vibrant Camden Waterfront district reveals well-manicured green space, preserved Victorian architecture, cozy spots to study or catch up with friends, and a lively student body taking advantage of it all.
Rutgers-Camden is home to 15 NCAA Division III women's and men's intercollegiate sports teams. In 2006, the women's softball team won the NCAA Division III National Championship, which marked the first NCAA national title for any Rutgers team during the past 60 years. Students enjoy the easy commute to Rutgers-Camden by automobile, River LINE light-rail, and Speedline regional train. An increasing number of students choose to live on campus or in the charming neighborhood surrounding the campus.