Most Honors students join us as first-year students and complete our four-year program:


Honors College students will pursue their Honors Courses based upon their date of entry to Rutgers University – Camden as detailed below:

Honors College Curriculum for Students Entering Before Fall 2022
Six Honors Courses

-Two Composition Courses
-Four Honors Courses

Honors College Curriculum for Students Entering Fall 2022 and After
Five Honors Courses

-Two Composition Courses
-One First-Year Forum
-Two Upper-Division Honors Courses (sophomores, juniors, and seniors)

Capstone Event: IMPACT Night
(Required of all seniors entering the Honors College in Fall 2022 and later)


An Honors Experience requirement, either one commitment or two enhancements, chosen from about twenty options


An Engagement requirement, completed each semester, involving community service and participation in campus events

Students admitted to the Honors College as rising sophomores, as transfer students, or by direct application create an individualized program in consultation with our advising staff.

In order to graduate as a member of the Honors College, students must complete all program requirements and achieve a final GPA of at least 3.0.