Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
4-year Public university


Rowan University is a public institution established in 1923 with suburban setting located at Glassboro. It is ranked 171 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester-based academic calendar. Rowan University started out as a teacher preparation college and is now a leading research institution for eco-friendly initiatives. Since 2007, the school has received at least 13 awards for green initiatives. It also offers a range of degree options for undergraduate and graduate students.

#171 in National Universities
Location Glassboro, New Jersey
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1923
Selectivity Very Low
Size Large
15,401 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $13,697
Outstate Tuition Fee $22,339
Room and Board Fees $12,552
$49,400 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


71% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$65 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.54 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

70 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

First language is English

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$9,618 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$9,710 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $40,741
94% Students with need received Financial Aid
67% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

The Rowan University Scholars Program
Total Worth --
Eligibility first time students
Minimum Criteria a minimum cumulative high school Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and a combined Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math SAT score of at least 1220 (ACT composite score 25)
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Transfer Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth $5,000/year
Eligibility students entering Rowan as full-time undergraduates from one of New Jersey's community colleges
Minimum Criteria graduate with the highest GPA. Minimum 3.5 GPA required for consideration
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Inductotherm Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Inductotherm Scholarships at Rowan University are available to the children or legal wards of employees of Rowan Technologies, Inc. The parent or legal guardian must have been employed by Rowan Technologies, Inc. as of April 1, 2012 and remain employed throughout the student’s attendance at Rowan University. In addition to submitting the appropriate application for admission to Rowan University, qualified students must also submit the completed Inductotherm Scholarship application.


15,401 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
85% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
69% Students graduate within 6 years