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Rowan University is a public university located in Glassboro, New Jersey. It was founded in 1923. The campus consists of more than 45 buildings on 200 acres. Rowan University also operates a satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. The University offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Communication
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Rohrer College of Business
Rowan University is a member of the NCAA in Division III. Their official mascot is the Owl called "Whoo RU". The University fields more than 15 sports teams. Rowan University's men's soccer team has won national championship titles in 1981 and 1990.

Profile of Rowan University

Rowan University can be found in Glassboro, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Rowan University.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in mathematics, media, art studies, and education and teaching.

Rowan University Selectivity

Rowan University does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. The school turned down 48% of potential students in 2007. Only 25% of students scored 490 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at Rowan University centered around 510 to 620, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Rowan University are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 10, 091 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Rowan University. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Rowan University student athletes compete in New Jersey Athletic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region. "

Rowan University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching557music teaching, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, school Counselling, elementary/middle school admin, education, education of learning disabled, reading teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts301history, English, sociology, political science, liberal arts and sciences, economics, Spanish language, library science, . . .
Media296communication studies, public relations
Business and Management286business management, accounting technology
Therapy and Counselling171psychology, school psychology, Counselling psychology
Security and Law Enforcement124criminal justice and police
Engineering109electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, engineering
Science108biology, physical sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Art Studies65art studies
Computer Science and Engineering28computer and info science
Music22music performance, music theory and composition, music
Drama and Performing Arts22drama
Nursing and Emergency Medicine16registered nursing, various nursing

Contact: Rowan University

Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road

Glassboro, NJ 08028

General Phone: (856) 256-4000


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