Rowan University

country rank  318
world rank  821

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Founded in 1923, Rowan University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Glassboro (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Camden, Stratford. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Rowan University (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Rowan University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 97 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. RU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym RU
Founded 1923
Motto Eruditio spes mundi
Education, hope of the world
Colours Brown and gold

University Location

Address 201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro
08028 New Jersey
United States
Tel +1 (856) 256 4000
Fax +1 (856) 256 5238
Other locations Camden, Stratford

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Savitz Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro 08028
(856) 256 4239
(877) 787 6926

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rowan University's Library
Rowan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 326,579 physical volumes, 9,448 physical media, 178 digital/electronic medium and 963 licensed digital/electronic databases. Rowan University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Rowan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,671 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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