Rowan University: Review & Facts

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Rowan University is a medium four-year, public school with 12,185 students enrolled. This school was established in 1923 and is the only school located in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Rowan University will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Rowan University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Music, Management, Psychology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
85%
Rowan University student retention rate is high at 85% (well above New Jersey average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rowan University is average - 67%. About 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Rowan University is decent, 16:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $9,000 per year. The additional fees at Rowan University beyond tuition are about $3,500; which makes it a total of $12,500 per year.

Read the details about Rowan University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
56%
According to recent data, 6,868 applications were submitted and 3,857 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

Rowan University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Rowan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,900
Rowan University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rowan University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Rowan University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,000 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $6,900 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rowan University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rowan University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rowan University Location and Maps



Post Address: Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028, USA
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