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Tuition & Fees

$12,864

$20,978

not including room and board

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,991
Declined + 5,324
Total Received 12,315
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Engineering
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School Facts

Rowan University, founded in 1923, is a selective, medium-sized public university located in southern New Jersey between Philadelphia and Atlantic City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,155
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Codes

SAT 2515
ACT 2560

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Public

13,169

undergraduate students

2,986

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
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Glassboro, NJ

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Glassboro, NJ

200-acre campus in Glassboro (population: 19,007), 15 miles from Philadelphia; branch campus in Camden. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation between Camden and Glassboro campuses. Branch campus in Camden.

Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 5% of male students
 
5 sororities 4% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 31 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,991
Declined + 5,324
Total Received 12,315

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Albert Betts, Jr.
Director of Admissions
P: 877 RU-ROWAN
F: 856 256-4430
admissions@rowan.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,864
Room $7,347
Board $4,280
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $25,491
Average Financial Aid - $8,759
Total with Avg. Aid $16,732

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,759

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,772,668
State $15,243,019
Institutional $10,199,456
Other external $1,084,924
Total $42,300,067

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $8,198,627
Other external $626,510
Total $8,825,137

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Prof
School colors
brown and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Applied Psychology
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Collaborative Education
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling in Educational Settings
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary School Teaching
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurial Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Education/Conservation
Environmental Studies
Finance
Geography
Health/Exercise Sciences
Higher Education
History
Human Resource Management
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Law/Justice
Learning Disabilities
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Performing Arts
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Planning
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Radio/Television/Film
Reading Education
School Administration
School Business Administration
School Nursing
School Psychology
School/Public Librarian
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Standards/Based Practice
Subject Matter Teaching
Supervision/Curriculum Development
Theatre
Theatre/Dance
Theory/Composition
Translational Biomedical Science
Writing
Writing Arts
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Undergraduate

82%

13,169
students

Female
46%
6,084

Male
54%
7,085

Graduate

18%

2,986
students

Female
62%
1,858

Male
38%
1,128

undergraduateFull-time

88%

11,710
students

Female
46%
5,305

Male
54%
6,405

undergraduatePart-time

12%

1,459
students

Female
54%
779

Male
46%
680

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

78%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
North Korea
Turkey
Ukraine
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kesiane Costa-String
International Admissions
856 256-5190
internationalapplicants@rowan.edu

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