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Tuition

$12,880

$20,686

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,553
Declined + 2,793
Total Received 7,346
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Elementary/Early Childhood Education
  3. Communication
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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 12,133
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)

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Codes

SAT 2515
ACT 2560

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Public

10,750

undergraduate students

1,383

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
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Glassboro, NJ

200-acre campus in Glassboro (population: 18,626), 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
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,553
Declined + 2,793
Total Received 7,346

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 $12,380
Room & board $10,972
Books & supplies $500
Total $23,852
Average Financial Aid - $9,312
Total with Avg. Aid $14,540

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,312

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,126,733
State $12,806,543
Institutional $5,669,205
Other external $810,328
Total $32,412,809

Non-need-based

Federal
State $50,685
Institutional $2,928,483
Other external $515,467
Total $3,494,635

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
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
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
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
Writing
Writing Arts
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Undergraduate

89%

10,750
students

Female
51%
5,438

Male
49%
5,312

Graduate

11%

1,383
students

Female
64%
881

Male
36%
502

undergraduateFull-time

86%

9,254
students

Female
49%
4,479

Male
51%
4,775

undergraduatePart-time

14%

1,496
students

Female
65%
959

Male
35%
537

Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
41%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

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

Katherine Boland
International Center
internationalstudents@rowan.edu

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