Rowan University: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
15,963
Graduates
3,715
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.rowan.edu

Rowan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 78% 79% 77%
Applicants 14,763 7,209 7,554
Admissions 11,517 5,674 5,843
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,198 1,220 978
Freshmen enrolled part time 40 19 21

9,565 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,063 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,863 or 83%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rowan University are 1040-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
260 or 12%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rowan University are 20-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 12556 (64%)
Hispanic 2252 (11%)
Black or African American 1965 (10%)
Asian 1527 (8%)
Two or more races 689 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 350 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 307 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 15 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,117
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $9,573$12,879
Tuition in-state $9,573$12,879
Tuition out-of-state $18,605$12,879
Fee in-district $3,366$2,908
Fee in-state $3,366$2,908
Fee out-of-state $3,366$2,908

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 6,761
Combined charge for room and board $13,254
Room charge $8,564
Meal charge $4,690

Rowan University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 327 74
Psychology, General 400
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 272
Criminal Justice & Police Science 262
Music Teacher Education 214
Osteopathic Medicine & Osteopathy 177
Finance, General 162 5
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 160
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 136
Computer and Information Sciences, General 126 8
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician 120
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 107
Mechanical Engineering 101
Health and Wellness, General 75 17
Advertising 89
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 86
History, General 79 5
Medicine 80
Civil Engineering, General 79
Public Relations & Image Management 64 13
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 66
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 64
Mathematics, General 58 4
English Language and Literature, General 57
General Studies 57
Art & Art Studies, General 55
Engineering, General 6 41 4
Special Education and Teaching, General 51
Biochemistry 48
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 45
Clinical Nurse Leader 44
Music Technology 44
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 36 1 4
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 40
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 26 12
Chemical Engineering 37
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 35
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 35
Music, General 34
Physics, General 34
Political Science and Government, General 34
Economics, General 32
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship 32
Sociology, General 32
Education, General 31
School Psychology 31
Chemistry, General 30
Behavioral Sciences 16 13
Environmental Studies 28
Geography 27
Building & Construction Site Management & Manager 26
Journalism 24
Computer Science 23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 23
Community College Administration 21
Dietetics & Dietitian 21
Engineering & Industrial Management 21
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other 21
Reading Teacher Education 21
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 20
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 19
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 16 2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 18
International & Globalization Studies 18
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 18
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 16
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management 13
Spanish Language and Literature 13
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other 12
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 11
Sports Communication 10
Bioinformatics 5 4
Clinical Psychology 8
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 8
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 8
Pharmaceutical Sciences 8
Medical Illustration & Medical Illustrator 7
Music Performance, General 7
Athletic Training & Trainer 6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 6
Dance, General 6
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 5
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 4
Computational Science 2 2
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 4
Histologic Technology & Histotechnologist 4
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 3
Education, Other 3
Foreign Language Teacher Education 3
Anthropology, General 2
Biology Teacher Education 2
Biophysics 2
Physical Sciences, General 2
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other 2
Urban Studies & Affairs 2
African Studies 1
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Educational & Instructional Technology 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 4,090 611 292
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 65% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,992
Citations
137,926

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
2,710 / 53,242
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,293 / 14,405
Engineering
1,016 / 21,189
Biology
956 / 22,512
Psychology
951 / 23,160
Computer Science
794 / 18,329
Chemistry
718 / 19,866
Physics
706 / 20,482
Business
542 / 13,467
Health Science
472 / 11,902
Materials Science
434 / 12,531
Mathematics
329 / 4,938
Surgery
296 / 5,507
Environmental Science
291 / 6,243
Sociology
271 / 2,089
Demography
245 / 5,146
Art & Design
242 / 2,002
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
227 / 8,765
Education Majors
208 / 2,244
Economics
205 / 4,088
Math Teachers
203 / 2,598
Oncology and Cancer research
170 / 2,572
Political Science
169 / 955
Clinical Psychology
169 / 7,076
Social Psychology
160 / 4,461
Physical Therapy
155 / 2,496
Critical Care Nursing
148 / 13,166
Family medicine
138 / 1,738
Cardiology
131 / 2,116
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
129 / 2,710
Psychiatry
127 / 4,519
Immunology
126 / 2,098
Communications and Public Relations
124 / 2,058
Pathology
123 / 1,287
Healthcare Management (MHA)
114 / 6,019
Child Psychology
113 / 5,386
Special Education
112 / 1,537
Anesthesiology
112 / 2,216
Chemical Engineering
111 / 2,684
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
110 / 842

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 150
1992 13 212
1993 18 168
1994 14 206
1995 6 243
1996 15 263
1997 45 319
1998 56 355
1999 75 491
2000 73 607
2001 99 754
2002 112 994
2003 133 1297
2004 133 1620
2005 131 2194
2006 163 2756
2007 163 3239
2008 168 3802
2009 161 4673
2010 209 5139
2011 194 6025
2012 235 6546
2013 352 7423
2014 415 8525
2015 550 9161
2016 536 9852
2017 627 11745
2018 625 12437
2019 716 16027
2020 1022 21302
2021 1213 26967

Rowan University alumni

  1. Patti Smith

    Patti Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    drawercomposersingerpoetperformance artist
    Biography

    Patricia Lee Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

  2. Robert Hegyes

    Robert Hegyes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-2012 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Robert Bruce Hegyes was an American actor best known for his portrayal of high school student Juan Epstein on the 1970s American sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter and as detective Manny Esposito on the 1980s American crime drama Cagney & Lacey.

  3. Ric Edelman

    Ric Edelman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businesspersonwriterradio personality
    Biography

    Fredric Mark "Ric" Edelman is the founder of Edelman Financial Services, the author of several personal finance books, and the host of a weekly personal finance talk radio show called The Ric Edelman Show. Edelman was also the host of the public television show The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman.

  4. Shaun T

    Shaun T
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    personal trainer
    Biography

    Shaun T is an American fitness trainer. He is best known for his home fitness programs for adults and children which include T25, Insanity, Hip-Hop Abs, Cize and Let's Get Up!.

General info

Alternative names Glassboro State College
RU
Rowan College of New Jersey
Founded 1923
Motto Eruditio spes mundi
Education, hope of the world
Colors brown, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 3,177
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, New Jersey, 08028
United States
City population 23,000
Phone 8562564000
Fax +1 (856) 256 5238

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