Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

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.

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

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Ranked #187 among the "Best National Universities" and #95 among "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 #2 in New Jersey and #67 in the nation among "Best for Veterans" colleges | College Factual

 

Student body earning 25 Fulbright Scholarships, six Boren Awards, and two Goldwater Scholarships since 2000

Rowan University is committed to you

Our world has changed a lot recently—but what remains steady is our commitment to prepare you for an ever-changing world. At Rowan University, you can safely find your sense of place  while preparing for a thriving career. Rowan is still the quintessential college experience: We offer clubs, pre-professional experiences, and a location nearby a vibrant downtown area all while using our experience to safely maintain campus life and housing during COVID-19. With 100+ academic programs, you’re sure to find your path and position yourself for greatness with an affordable degree.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Adjusting to a new state and not knowing anyone there is a real challenge, but it’s easy to find friends [at Rowan University].

    • Liz K.
      Public Relations | Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • “I have a weird love for dinosaurs, so when I found out that alumnus Ric Edelman gifted Rowan University a fossil park, I knew that I chose the right field for me.”

    • Sarah M.
      Communication Studies | Camden County, New Jersey
  • “After hearing good things about Rowan's Engineering program and with two cousins already here, Rowan was a natural choice for me.”

    • Krishna B.
      Chemical Engineering | Atlantic County, New Jersey
  • “I’m on track to complete a dual major in Management Information Systems and Computing & Informatics, and I also hold a leadership position with the volunteer program Fresh for All to provide the community with food.”

    • Will H.
      Ocean County, New Jersey