Tuition & Fees

$13,697

$22,339

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
11%
30-36
13%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,159
Declined + 5,741
Total Received 13,900
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Public

15,401

undergraduate students

3,083

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 2515
ACT 2560

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Location

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 18,484
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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Glassboro, NJ

200-acre campus in Glassboro (population: 19,835), 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.

Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028

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

 
20 fraternities 6% of male students
 
14 sororities 8% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
34%
18-23
39%
12-17
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
11%
30-36
13%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
6%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,159
Declined + 5,741
Total Received 13,900

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

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,064

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,697
Room $8,384
Board $3,641
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $27,322
Average Financial Aid - $10,064
Total with Avg. Aid $17,258

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,270,256
State $19,485,512
Institutional $12,236,733
Other external $1,360,769
Total $53,353,270

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,582,326
Other external $539,845
Total $10,122,171
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 435-2557
F: 856 256-4413
financialaid@rowan.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sandy Rollins
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@rowan.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Golf, Indoor Kickball, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Street Hockey, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Dan Gilmore (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Penny Kempf (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,484

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

15,401
students

Female
46%
7,029

Male
54%
8,372

17%

3,083
students

Female
61%
1,868

Male
39%
1,215

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

13,635
students

Female
45%
6,090

Male
55%
7,545

12%

1,766
students

Female
54%
939

Male
46%
827

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

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

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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