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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 has three campuses in New Jersey. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. Its Camden campus is within the city's University District, just a short distance from the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Stratford, NJ. The University also offers courses on-site at area community colleges as well as online.


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

  • US News & World Report ranks Rowan 18th of Northern Regional Universities, 3rd among the publics in the category. Rowan’s College of Engineering is ranked 33rd nationally, 12th in the category among publics.
  • The Princeton Review included Rowan in its latest edition of “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and the Rohrer College of Business in its edition of the “Best 296 Business Schools.”
  • Forbes recognized Rowan in its annual listing of “America’s Best Colleges.
  • Rowan’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 322 Green Colleges.” The University has earned 13 awards for green initiatives since 2007.


Student Body

  • Enrollment: 13,349 students (10,951 undergraduates, 1,650 graduates, and 748 professionals) from 31 States and 19 foreign countries.
  • Minority enrollment: 24%
  • Admissions:
    • Approximately half of Rowan's 2012 enrolled freshmen* ranked in the top quarter of their high school class.
    • SAT profile of Rowan's 2012 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 2011-2012: 2,665
    • 2,267 undergraduate degrees
    • 398 graduate degrees
  • Student organizations: 141 total clubs and organizations (115 campus clubs and organizations, 26 Greek Life organizations). Rowan students regularly win national recognition, usually competing with larger universities.
  • Athletics: 8 menís and 10 womenís varsity sports. Rowan competes within NCAA Division III. Teams have won a total of 11 national championships in 5 different sports.
  • Intramural/Club Sports: 45 intramural sport activities per year, and 30 organized club sport programs.
  • Housing: 3,663 students live on campus in 8 residence halls, 5 apartment complexes and Rowan's International House.
* First-time, full-time, degree-seeking students


Tuition & Fees
Room & Board*

*For accommodations in a residence hall (double) and including the all-access meal plan w/ $200 Dining Dollars and $200 'Boro Bucks

  • Financial Aid Awarded: 7,276 students received assistance in the 2011-2012 academic year:
    • $81.3 million in federal
    • $21 million in state programs
    • $8.7 million in institutional funds

Employees: 2,057 (1,294 faculty, 763 staff Ė full and permanent part-time)


The information featured on this page is current as of July 31, 2013.
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