Rowan College at Gloucester County

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6,720 students
Public institution
RCGC provides a unique perspective in higher education by offering a wide range of academic programs, services and facilities amidst a diverse student body, friendly staff and accomplished faculty. Distance learning, Life Long Learning, transfer programs and dynamic academic programs offer convenience and flexibility. We hope you have found this site helpful and informative.
School Highlights:
Rowan College at Gloucester County serves 6,720 students (60% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Rowan College at Gloucester County is the only community colleges within Gloucester County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Camden County College (4.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 159 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
College Rowan College at Gloucester County Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 159 staff
61 staff
Rowan College at Gloucester County Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,720 has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 74% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,720 students 1,296 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
Rowan College at Gloucester County Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,030 students
814 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,690 students
1,040 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rowan College at Gloucester County Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
15%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Black (2006-2013)
% White
70%
51%
Rowan College at Gloucester County White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Rowan College at Gloucester County More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Unknown (2006-2013)
Rowan College at Gloucester County Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.49 0.68
Rowan College at Gloucester County Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,505 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,805 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,505 $5,660
Rowan College at Gloucester County In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,805 $10,250
Rowan College at Gloucester County Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
89%
Rowan College at Gloucester County % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Softball, Tennis,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Wrestling
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • At RCGC your success can come from time spent in the classroom and lab, as well as from involvement in athletics, clubs, cultural and service programs. Student life on the RCGC campus is multi-dimensional. You'll have every opportunity to become involved and inspired. Eventually, success means getting a rewarding job or transferring your RCGC credits to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree. Our faculty is committed, first and foremost, to helping you learn. Many possess advanced degrees and have gained respect and recognition in their fields. Their greatest reward, however, comes from the accomplishments of their students. At RCGC, we are focused on your success. The Student Services' Department extends learning and development beyond the classroom. The department strives to assist students with meeting their education goals in a friendly and positive environment. We have a variety of student services that that support your academic, personal and professional endeavors. Rowan College at Gloucester County offers a full schedule of educational, cultural, recreational, and athletic events for students, alumni, parents, and our community friends and neighbors. Rowan College at Gloucester County is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,489 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Assumption College for Sisters. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.