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Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ 4-Year Public

About Glassboro State College

Rowan University is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Glassboro, NJ, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

Founded in 1923, Glassboro State College currently enrolls around 19,678 students a year, including 15,963 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $173,209,103. For each full-time student, Glassboro State College spends about $34,943.

Admissions Facts About Glassboro State College

Acceptance rate: 79%

Average GPA: 3.57

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1138

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 15

What's the acceptance rate at Rowan University in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into Rowan University. Around 79 percent of all applicants are admitted to Glassboro State College each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.57 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1138. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 563 applicants were waitlisted and 111 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Glassboro State College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Glassboro State College, around 84 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 2,278 students who started at Glassboro State College as first-time freshman, 1,087 graduate within four years.

Glassboro State College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 68 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,233 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Glassboro State College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Glassboro State College a good school for YOU?

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July 15 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by October 15.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Glassboro State College and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.

College Info

201 Mullica Hill Road Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701

Campus Setting: Suburban

Glassboro State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Glassboro State College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Glassboro State College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Glassboro State College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


20 to 27


20 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Glassboro State College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Glassboro State College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Glassboro State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

485 - 605


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Glassboro State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Glassboro State College is like? There are approximately 19,618 students enrolled at Glassboro State College, including 16,011 undergraduate students and 3,607 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from NJ and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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