Rowan University


Glassboro, USA

Overall Ranking

1001 in Times Higher Education




  • An extension of the Glassboro Normal School, also known as Bunce Hall, Rowan University is a public research institution in Glassboro, New Jersey.
  •  A role model for higher education with creative experiences, Rowan University includes 14 colleges and offers 85 graduate degrees, 46 postgraduate degrees, six doctoral degrees, and two professional degrees in streams ranging from business and education to engineering and medicine. The university is classified among R2: Doctoral Universities. 
  • Some of the top programs at Rowan University are B.A. in Construction Management, B.A. in Early Childhood Education, M.A. in Law and Justice Studies, PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, M.A. in Applied Mathematics, etc. Housing more than 19,000 students and spreading across 25 acres, Rowan University has several campuses. 
  • The Stratford Campus or the medical campus houses the renowned College of Health Sciences. In addition, there is one satellite campus, the Camden Campus, and the main campus, or the Glassboro Campus. The institution also has research centres including the CAVE Virtual Reality Lab, and the Geospatial Research Lab. 
  • Rowan University operates The Supervised Internship Program which offers its students meaningful internships in professional work settings. The average tuition fee at Rowan University is around CAD 26,000. International Students have access to financial aid, merit-based scholarships, and grants. 
  • The Whit is Rowana's classic publication. In addition, there is a Student Government Association, the Rowan Television Network, the famous Rowan After Hours campus event, and the Intramural Sports event. 
  • Rowan University Accommodation supports on-campus housing with eight residence halls and five apartment communities. There is a flexible on-campus dining facility with various restaurant chains and the Rowan Chamberlain Student Center. Rowan University follows a student-centred approach promoting education and civic duties.
About the University

Year of establishment


University Website Link


Also Known as

Glassboro Normal School (1923–1937) New Jersey State Teachers College at Glassboro (1937–1958) Glassboro State College (1958–1992) Rowan College of New Jersey (1992–1997)

Total Students


Total International Students


Size of Campus

196 acres

Rowan University Ranking

Ranking Provider

Times Higher Education


US News


QS Rankings


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Popular Courses Offered


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics


48 months

Tutiton Fees



Bachelor of Science in Management


48 months

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Bachelor of Science in Finance


48 months

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The eligibility criteria a student must meet to be considered for admission are:


  • Must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0, which is comparable to 75%
  • English language proficiency test


English language proficiency requirements are:



Scores Required


6.0 or higher


70 or higher


50 or higher


120 or higher


Admission Process

The application must be made online along with the following supporting documents:


For undergraduate applicants


  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT scores (for programs in Engineering and Business)
  • English proficiency scores
  • Essay
  • LOR
  • Bank statement
  • Certificate of finances
  • Health immunisation certificate
  • Majors in Arts, Music, Theatre, etc. have additional requirements



For postgraduate applicants


  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT scores (for programs in Engineering and Business)
  • English proficiency scores
  • Professional resume
  • Essay
  • Goal statement
  • LOR
  • Bank statement
  • Certificate of finances
  • Health immunisation certificate
  • Majors in Arts, Music, Theatre, etc. have additional requirements


In line with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Office of Accessibility Services offers accommodations and support to students with a range of verified disabilities. For the university to decide if a student qualifies for reasonable accommodations, they must provide the proper documents to meet the university's admissions requirements (i.e., are otherwise qualified to attend the university).

Accessible classes, the use of assistive technology, audiotaped books (where available), the administration of exams in conjunction with the instructor, and additional services as considered essential are all coordinated and ensured by the staff.


For more information, visit: https://sites.rowan.edu/accessibilityservices/ 


Every year, 150 employers visit the university's employment fair, which the institution hosts. Graduates from universities often earn 70,000 USD in their first job. Among the businesses employed by Rowan, students are Lockheed Martin, DuPont, Exxon/Mobil, Inductotherm, Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Johnson-Matthey, Hoffman LaRoche, Campbell Soup Company, Boeing, PSEG, and Disney Imagineering. 


The following list of popular titles that students can receive along with their pay packet:



Average Salary in USD

Assistant Dean of Student




Associate Director Financial Aid


Special Events Manager


Administrative Coordinator



Leap Scholar Verdict


In the 2021 Best National University Rankings, Rowan University bagged 187th position.

in terms of course rankings, it held 308th position in UG Business, as per US News & World Report 2021.

The acceptance rate is 74%; however, the admissions are highly selective.

This leading research institution has received multiple awards since 2007 for its eco-friendly initiatives.

Rowan University provides need-based financial aid to 65% of full-time UG students,

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Where is Rowan University located?

Rowan University is located in Glassboro, USA

How much does it cost to study in Rowan University?

The average first year cost to study in Rowan University is INR 2760863

What is the acceptance rate for Rowan University?

Rowan University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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