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Rowan Fast Facts 2014-2015

Rowan University is a selective, medium-sized, public state comprehensive research university. Rowan is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


  • Rowan University is a state-designated public research institution with campuses in Glassboro, Camden and Stratford, New Jersey, that offers bachelor’s through doctoral programs to 14,000 students.
  • In the past two years, Rowan created a School of Biomedical Science & Health Professions; opened the Camden-based Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; and Stratford-based School of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, making Rowan only the second university in the nation to grant both M.D. and D.O. medical degrees.
  • Rowan also is slated to collaborate with Rutgers-Camden to create degree programs related to the growth of medical services needed in the future.
  • Recently designated by the State as only the third public research institution in New Jersey, Rowan plans to increase sponsored research to $100 million per year by 2023.


Rowan has been recognized by national organizations that evaluate colleges and universities.

  • In its 2015 Best Colleges listing, U.S. News & World Report ranks Rowan #19 among Best Regional Universities–North, #3 among the public institutions in the category.
  • U.S. News also ranks Rowan #3 among 49 schools in the Regional Universities–North category for “Best Colleges for Veterans.”
  • The Princeton Review includes Rowan’s Rohrer College of Business among the “Best 296 Business Schools: 2015 Edition."
  • The University’s commitment to the environment was recognized when the U.S. EPA named it a “Top Green Power Purchaser” in its athletic conference and The Princeton Review listed it in its “Guide to 332 Green Colleges.” The University has earned 13 awards for green initiatives since 2007.


** Source:  NJ State Inventory of Degree Programs, adjusted to omit accelerated dual bachelor’s/master’s programs, duplicate listings, and discontinued degree programs.  Please note that program options (e.g., specializations) denoted by (*) are not listed on the degree program inventory (as they are not degree programs).

Student Body
  • Enrollment: 14,778 students (12,022 undergraduates, 1,927 graduates, and 829 professionals) from 33 States and 19 foreign countries
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Admissions:
    • SAT profile of Rowan's 2013 enrolled freshmen* as reported to the Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS). The 25th percentile indicates the score at or below which 25 percent of students scored. The 75th indicates the score at or above which 25 percent of students scored:
      25th Percentile
      75th Percentile
      SAT Critical Reading
      SAT Math
  • Degrees Awarded in 2013-2014**: 3,168
    • 2,621 undergraduate degrees
    • 381 graduate degrees
    • 166 professional degrees
  • Student organizations: 158 total clubs and organizations (130 campus clubs and organizations, 28 Greek Life organizations). Rowan students regularly win national recognition, usually competing with largEr universities
  • Athletics: 8 mens and 10 womens varsity sports. Rowan competes within NCAA Division III. Teams have won a total of 11 national championships in 5 different sports
  • Intramural/Club Sports: 43 intramural sport activities per year, and 40 organized club sport programs
  • Housing: 4,385 students live on campus in 8 residence halls, 5 apartment complexes and Rowan's International House
* First-time, full-time, degree-seeking students
** Period 7/1/13 - 6/30/14


Tuition & Fees
Room & Board*

*For accommodations in a residence hall (double) and including the all-access meal plan w/$100 Dining Dollars and $100 'Boro Bucks

  • Financial Aid Awarded: 2,158 students received assistance in the 2012-2013 academic year:
    • $82.8 million in federal
    • $18.6 million in state programs
    • $11.2 million in institutional funds


The information featured on this page is current as of October 31, 2014.
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