Rowan College at Gloucester County

Tel: (856)468-5000
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 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
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 15% over five years.
College Rowan College at Gloucester County (NJ) 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
234 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,720 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,720 students 7,839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
# Full-Time Students 4,030 students
3,412 students
# Part-Time Students 2,690 students
3,628 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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 0.69

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,220 is less than the state average of $4,794. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,370 is more than the state average of $6,468. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,220 $4,794
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,370 $6,468


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,
Source: 2014 (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 $4,794 per year for in-state students and $6,468 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,412 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.