Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Health & Medicine Profile

Don’t just follow the path—forge your own

Change is in our DNA. From reinventing our identity to evolving the way we educate students, Rowan University is 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 but thrive in this community of transformation and individualized educational programming that offers a big-town feel with small-town friendships and faculty mentorship.

Located in suburban Southern New Jersey in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the University has more than 19,000 students between its undergraduate and graduate programs. As a research institution that’s ranked among the “Best Public Universities in the North” by U.S. News & World Report, Rowan 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. 



Named the #4 fastest-growing research university among public doctoral institutions in the nation | The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Ranked #194 among the "Best National Public Universities" | U.S. News & World Report


1 of only 3 universities in the nation with medical schools granting DO and MD degrees


Ranked #10 in New Jersey and #67 in the nation among "Best for Veterans" colleges | College Factual

A Leader in Health Care Education

A leader in educating the region’s health care professionals, Rowan University pairs students with accomplished faculty in collaborative environments to gain hands-on training both on and off campus. We’re just one of three schools in the country with medical schools granting DO and MD programs. Our Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences grants master’s, PhD, and dual-degree programs. And working and aspiring nurses engage in learning through our Department of Nursing, which offers Nursing programs online and in face-to-face classes and labs.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I enjoy teaching. I love seeing the results of years of educational knowledge disseminated to those who are going to be the ones replacing me.”

    • Michael L.
      Nurse Educator | Burlington County, New Jersey
  • "I tore my ACL playing soccer and needed surgery. Once I recovered, I worked at the PT office, and the exposure to helping people made me pursue a health major. "

    • Nikayla P.
      Health Promotion & Wellness Management | Union County, New Jersey
  • “When I returned from the military, Dr. Kaspar was flexible with deadlines. I’m a soldier first, and he understands that. Rowan makes it possible to do both.”

    • Betzy M.
      MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner | Atlantic County, New Jersey
  • “I grew up with an autoimmune disease and nothing helped. I changed my diet because I was desperate and went into remission after three months. That’s why I’m studying nutrition.”

    • Hannah H.
      Nutrition | Sussex County, New Jersey