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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,704 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
13,520 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
81.8% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,054 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Rowan University is $9,434, which is $2,443 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $17,704, which is 187% of the cost for in-state students, and is $672 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,067.

In 2016, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Rowan University received 13,520 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 10% annual growth. Out of those 13,520 applicants, 9,601 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71% acceptance rate.

There were 17,372 students enrolled at Rowan University in 2016, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rowan University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Rowan University has a total enrollment of 17,372 students. The full-time enrollment at Rowan University is 14,208 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,164. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at Rowan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rowan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% White, 10.3% Black or African American, 9.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.84% Asian, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Rowan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.1%), followed by White Female (21.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (2.2%), followed by White Male (2.07%) and Asian Male (1.01%).

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In 2016, 259 more women than men graduated from Rowan University. The majority of students graduating from Rowan University are White. These 2,495 graduates mean that there were 9.1 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 273 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Rowan University is General Psychology with 256 graduates, followed by Music Teacher Education with 198 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 194 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Rowan University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communication Technologies, with 107 graduates, followed by Communications with 249 graduates and History with 72 graduates.


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Rowan University has an endowment valued at nearly $173M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $276,964 (0.16%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Rowan University had a total expenditure of $488M. Of that $488M, they spent $194M on salaries and $75.5M on benefits.

Rowan University employs 129 Associate professors, 126 Professors, and 104 Assistant professors. Most academics at Rowan University are Male Professors (79), Male Associate professors (65), and Female Associate professors (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rowan University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 259 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 215 employees, and Management with 211 employees.



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