Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,676
Declined 3,694
Total Received 14,370
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Public

16,011

undergraduate students

3,607

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rowan University, founded in 1923, is a selective, public, Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution located in southern New Jersey between Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Campuses are located in Glassboro, Camden, and Stratford; and it contains the Copper Medical School and the School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 19,618
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational

200-acre campus in Glassboro (population: 20,011), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ
08028

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4.45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Student University Programmes
  • Rowan Television Network
  • Elementary Education Club

Top Events

  • Profstock (spring concert)
  • Homecoming Week
  • Spring Festival Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • EMS service including 2 ambulances, security and campus police trained as police officers in NJ

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.57

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,676
Declined 3,694
Total Received 14,370

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey

Club Sports - Women's

ice hockey

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Advertising
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biophysics
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Communication, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Education, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
General Studies
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, Other
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

19,618

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

16,011
students

Female
46%
7,324

Male
54%
8,687

18%

3,607
students

Female
58%
2,086

Male
42%
1,521

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

14,055
students

Female
45%
6,313

Male
55%
7,742

13%

1,956
students

Female
52%
1,011

Male
48%
945

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 49%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

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
11%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,686

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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