Rowan University

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Journalism & Media (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)

About

History

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a bustling regional university that's ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. 

Education

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusive, agile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.

Research

Research at Rowan occurs in a collaborative, learning-centered environment. Highly qualified and diverse teams of faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity and community service. Our collaborations are local as well as international. Our faculty are renowned for their research expertise, as demonstrated by their competitive grant awards and publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. 

Career

The mission of the Office of Career Advancement (OCA) is to engage students in the development and implementation of meaningful educational and career goals consistent with their personal values, interests, and abilities. 

To this end, the office team helps students and alumni create an effective framework for a lifetime of active career management through one-on-one counseling, workshops, recruitment programs, career fairs, job posting databases and by promoting strong partnerships with employers, academic departments, and the university community.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

Student Affairs provides and supports a collaborative learning environment that promotes the education of the whole person within a global society. Student Affairs is dedicated to actively engaging students by encouraging healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. 

As an integral partner in the educational process, Student Affairs is committed to student learning and continual improvement through ongoing assessment and review of its programs and services.

Housing services

Welcome Home!  Rowan University features nine residence halls and six apartment communities nestled among the trees of a 200 acre campus in historic Glassboro, New Jersey. University and affiliated residences provide easy access to campus resources, recreational facilities and social opportunities.

 

Library services

Campbell Library is home to nearly 350,000 print volumes, along with 500,000 electronic resources, a selective Government Documents Depository, Rowan University Archives & Special Collections, and the RCA Heritage Museum.Housed at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, the CMSRU Library is comprised mainly of electronic books, journals, databases and related-specialty collections.

ICT services

The Division of Information Resources & Technology (IRT) is responsible for all technology services available on the Glassboro, Camden and Stratford campuses of Rowan University.

Our team supports the University's network, email systems, data centers, telephones, technology for classrooms and research and learning management systems. We also provide hardware and software support for students.

Medical services

Student Health Services offers illness and injury visits free of charge. Evaluation by a physician or nurse practitioner, some medications and treatments, and/or referral for illnesses or injuries are offered to all matriculated students attending classes. Student Health Services does not take the place of a primary care physician. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Rowan community is a vibrant one, with students pursuing fulfillment through participation in wide-ranging opportunities. We encourage healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. Our student-centered approach promotes the education of the whole person within a global society, helping students prepare for life after Rowan.

Sports facilities

Take your sport to the next level with student-run sports clubs. While some clubs are highly competitive, others are instructional or recreational. All receive support from the Rec.

Our Division III student-athletes develop as scholars, athletes and citizens, thanks to their competitive experiences and strong support services provided by our intercollegiate athletic department.

Intramural sports offer recreational activities for students of all levels of ability. We offer individual sports, dual sports and team sports for male, female, and co-rec participants.

Accreditation

Rowan University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The University's accreditation was most recently affirmed in 2014, following the Periodic Review Report.

Student Reviews

Roll Profs!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The classes were smaller than the classes at my previous University, roughly 40 kids per class compared with 400 kids. It's a good student to professor ratio.

I love the dorm life , I gad roommates from different countries and I bring Nigerian didn’t bother them , they welcomed me well , loved my culture , ate my food
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

My experience was good , I love big universities it made me go places around the school met new and cool people . Made friends from different countries

A Better Tomorrow
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

My experience at Rowan during my first year opened my eyes up to a lot of oppurtunities and I feel I learned valuable skills. However, towards the end of my first year and throughout my second year, Covid 19 forced my classes to be taught virtually. Most of my learning came from my own self education and I missed out on in person guidance from my professors. The campus...

Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

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