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Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ 4-Year Public
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About Glassboro State College

Rowan University Overview

Rowan University is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Glassboro, New Jersey. Glassboro State College was founded in 1923 and the school presently has around 19,080 students per year, including 15,147 undergraduate students. Glassboro State College provides on-campus housing for up to 5,801 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Glassboro State College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Glassboro State College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Glassboro State College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Glassboro State College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Glassboro State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Glassboro State College on the Student Life page.

2022 Glassboro State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 45%
In-State Tuition $10,714
Out-of-State $20,108
Percent of Need Met 65%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,981

Is Glassboro State College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Glassboro State College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Glassboro State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 82% of students who start at Glassboro State College return for their second year of college. Around 69% of students who started at Glassboro State College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Glassboro State College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Glassboro State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Rowan University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Rowan University's endowment was $342.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $13,194 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Glassboro State College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Glassboro State College meets 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Glassboro State College full-time are awarded $12,981 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $35,926 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Glassboro State College.

Based on this information, is Glassboro State College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Glassboro State College a good school for you?

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Where is Glassboro State College?

Glassboro State College is located in the suburban setting of Glassboro, New Jersey, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

If you are interested in seeing Glassboro State College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take New Jersey Turnpike to Glassboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Glassboro State College and Glassboro are like without leaving home.

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College Info

201 Mullica Hill Road Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701

Campus Setting: Suburban

Glassboro State College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Glassboro State College ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 30

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Glassboro State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1280


Math SAT Range

530 - 640


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Glassboro State College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Glassboro State College is like? There are approximately 19,080 students enrolled at Glassboro State College, including 15,147 undergraduate students and 3,933 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NJ and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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