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Founded in 1923, Rowan University. is a Public college. Located in New Jersey, which is a city setting in New Jersey, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 14,345 full time undergraduate students, and 3,027 full time graduate students.
The Rowan University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 17:1. There are 423 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Rowan University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at RU are considered Selective, with ,52% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 17 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
89% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 53% were in the top quarter, and 21% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Rowan University.
136 Students rated on-campus housing 3.3 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.
97 Students rated off-campus housing 3.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
154 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.
160 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
161 Students rated class size 4.4 stars. 53 % gave the school a 5.0.
158 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.
158 Students rated local services 4.2 stars. 46 % gave the school a 5.0.
162 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 45 % gave the school a 5.0.
69 Students rated Rowan University
I believe it is a great local college for the people of New Jersey.
its a great school. I would recommend it.
Overall, It's a pretty good school. I finished two semesters there and 9 of my 10 professors were absolutely wonderful people I genuinely loved talking to. The social scene could be better at the University but overall its pretty alright still. I was in several clubs, both sports related and not. Made a lot of good friends, it was a blast. There is a huge selection of clubs and sports at Rowan. Academically, I have heard great things about several of the programs including engineering, music and writing. I should say, I have transferred out but it had nothing to do with Rowan, I simply had an opportunity and took it. I will never forget my 2 semesters at Rowan, it was glorious.
I think Rowan University is awesome. It's very welcoming to all people and inside and outside of the classroom. The food court has lots of options and happy workers. All the students here always seem to be happy and welcoming of others. All the buildings on campus are new or updated. Most of the dorms are over 40 years old and need updating, but are suitable.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Rowan University is 71%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
dont shut yourself in during the first year, socalize and dont be so uptight because its only one year and you can find a balance
Classmates are clever creatures with odd weekend habits.
The atmosphere. The people and the living areas are fun and exciting.
Rowan University is known for being one of the best teaching schools and that is the main reason I chose to attend it.
Construction creates problems in areas all over, but currently Rowan is under major construction. Traffic around campus is horrible, sounds of drills and trucks wake you up at all hours, and sometimes certain parts of campus are shut down due to it. I absolutely love Rowan so far but the ongoing construction is a huge nusance. Even though I understand that when it is done the university will be majorly improved, it is presently the one aspect I consider the worst thing about my school.
They should be driven and dtermined to work hard.
This school is thrilling in the sense that every day feels like an adventure to me.
Before I came to Rowan University, I wish that I knew more about financial aid. Over the semesters I have attended at Rowan, I have been offered no financial aid because the government says my parents make too much money. This came as quite a shock to me because my parents struggle to keep up with bills at home, which often makes me wonder how much a person has to struggle to receive government assistance for school. I also wish I knew about the various amounts of scholarship opportunities available.
In the past it was best known for teaching.
People who cannot grasp the concept of balance should not attend.
the science building technology
The beaurocracy associated with every university that forces you to get a bit of the run around when trying to get things done. While people can be very helpful, they cannot always answer what you need and you need to go to someone else.
The professors are Rowan are great. In my time there, I made connections with the faculty in my major and even members not within my major. They take the time to get to know you and make the experience that much more personal.
Best thing about Rowan is definitely the people. If you make the smallest effort to go out and meet people, you will. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Worst thing, would have to be parking.
Student University Programmers (SUP) and Greek Life
I guess so.
Rowan is in a bad neighborhood, not located in the safest town.
How has the economy impacted your life?
um...pretty self explanatory.
Many people go Greek but many people don't. They throw most of the parties and walk around in nothing but their letters, but they don't run the school or anything. Greek students are just like any other students.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
86% of students
attending Rowan University receive some sort of financial aid.
31% were awarded federal grants.
While 65% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
Tuition and fees(Out of state)
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Room and Board
Total On Campus
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