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Rowan University
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  • 4 Year
  • GLASSBORO, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

A campus with experience safely maintaining housing and campus life through COVID-19, we’re still offering the quintessential college experience: robust offerings of campus clubs, academic pre-professional experiences and a vibrant downtown. As we return to normalcy (with masks), we now offer individual, in-person tours of campus and will begin to offer small-group in-person tours. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

201 MULLICA HILL ROAD
GLASSBORO, NJ 08028
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
From Rowan University

Change is in our DNA. From reinventing our identity to evolving the way we educate, we are always adapting to the changing world. As we continue to grow, rise in rankings, and advance the region, we’re looking for minds like yours to keep us moving forward. We know you’ll not only succeed, you’ll thrive in this community of transformation and individualized educational programming where we offer a big-town feel with small-town friendships and faculty mentorship.

Don’t just follow the path. Forge your own.

Located in suburban Southern New Jersey, in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, Rowan University has more than 19,000+ students between its undergraduate and graduate programs. A research institution that’s ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report, Rowan University is known for its robust program offerings, with more than 100 majors to choose from, and for being one of only three universities in the country to have two medical schools.

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Rowan University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
June 1
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1040-1270
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,805 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,952 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 110 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 140 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 140 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,055 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,956
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 99 responses
  • NJ student who wants college experience
    33%
  • NJ student who doesn't want to pay for outofstate
    29%
  • New Jersey student who cannot afford out of state
    20%
  • The courses are strategicly arranged for the major
    8%
  • In-state tuition is more in NJ than out of state..
    4%
  • In-state transfer student
    2%
  • idiotic
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 158 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 193 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Many accessible opportunities
    27%
  • Student-minded
    27%
  • Money hungry business that ignores students
    16%
  • The courses are strategicly arranged for the major
    11%
  • Money hungry and somewhat cares about students
    8%
  • Cares about Engineering and Honors, not much else
    7%
  • Home away from home
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 93 responses

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