Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Rd.
Glassboro, NJ 08028
(877) RU-ROWAN (787-6926)
Accrediting Agency:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Located in Glassboro, N.J., Rowan University is as a public university that dates back to 1923. Through the years, the purpose and name of the school has changed. During the 1970s, the school developed into a multi- purpose learning facility and began adding programs in business, communications, and engineering. In 1992, Henry Rowan bestowed the highest financial gift on the school that any school had received at the time. After his contribution, his name was added to the school’s identity. Today, the university offers classes to students at a satellite location in Camden and online.

Programs Offered

Rowan University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students in business, engineering, nursing, education, and computer information technology. The high academic standards of the online programs have caught the attention of U.S. News and World Report. Recently, this publication ranked the university’s online programs highly in the categories of “Faculty Credentials and Training,” “Student Engagement and Assessment,” and “Student Services and Technology.” Students of Rowan University will learn through a classic liberal arts education that is enhanced by the latest technologies and involves students using hands-on experiences.


The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredited Rowan University in 1958.


Students that seek admission into a fall semester at Rowan, must apply by March 1. Students wishing to enter in the spring must apply by Nov. 1. Students will be notified about their admissions status by April 15 and Dec. 1, respectively. Rowan University looks for students that show a strong academic career. Undergraduate students will need to submit their high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, class rank, letters of recommendation, and application. Graduate admissions will be based on the undergraduate performance and test scores.

Admissions Contact

Rowan University
Office of Admissions
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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