In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Glassboro State College was $10,714 a year for in-state students and $20,108 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.
International students can expect to pay 20,108 per year for tuition at Rowan University.
Rowan University meets 48% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Rowan University full-time are awarded $13,840 a year in financial aid, on average.
Graduates in the class of 2023 had an average of $35,245 in student loans per borrower.
Rowan University is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $10,714 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered New Jersey-residents, out-of-state tuition is $20,108 a year.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Attending a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can save significant money on the total cost of attending college. Be sure to check your state's criteria for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
Rowan University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Rowan University can expect to pay around $20,108 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Rowan University-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Rowan University:
•On-campus jobs •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Rowan University.
Housing and campus dining at Rowan University is $15,956 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Rowan University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $6,494.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on the number of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Rowan University, freshman are not allowed to park on campus.
The location of a college or university can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city is sometimes pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Rowan University campus is located in a suburb in New Jersey, not far from Philadelphia and PA.
When you're planning for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Rowan University.
What will the cost of attending Rowan University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2023 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$15,956|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
Rowan University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for full-time students
The majority of Rowan University undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2023, 8,017 of the 15,264 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Rowan University meets 48% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,840 a year. Around 67% of Rowan University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Rowan University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $35,245 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Rowan University Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Rowan University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2023, Rowan University awarded 6,755 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $76 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $17.56 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Rowan University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Rowan University was $13,840 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Rowan University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$8,383.5|
What will attending Rowan University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Rowan University's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Rowan University does not have guaranteed tuition.
Rowan University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Glassboro State College has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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 supporting students.
Rowan University's endowment was valued at $353.8 million in 2023, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Rowan University spends about $14,993 a year.
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