Rowan University.

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Rowan University

Rowan University is a public research university in Glassboro, New Jersey, with a medical campus in Stratford, New Jersey, and medical and academic campuses in Camden, New Jersey. It was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School on a 25-acre (10 ha) site donated by 107 residents.The university includes 14 colleges and schools with a total enrollment (undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies) of just over 19,600 students. Rowan offers 85 bachelor's, 46 master's degrees, six doctoral degrees, and two professional degrees. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 15,089 students
  • 0.26 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Rowan University

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management Information Systems, Journalism, Advertising, and Computer Science.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

9,766 students out of 14,068 applicants were accepted into Rowan University. They had an average SAT score of 1164. 91% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 17% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Rowan University was $21,890, while for in-state students it was $13,422. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $34,431.

The average financial aid at Rowan University is $5,095. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $16,795 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Rowan University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

42% of undergraduate students at Rowan University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Rowan University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rowan University was of $12,236 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600.

Diversity at Rowan University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017