Rowan College at Burlington County

  • Rowan College at Burlington County transforms lives by delivering innovative, high-quality and affordable educational experiences in an accessible and diverse environment.
School Highlights
  • Rowan College at Burlington County serves 8,586 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Rowan College at Burlington County is the only community colleges within Burlington County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Rowan College at Burlington County is Pennco Tech-Bristol (15.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Rowan College at Burlington County places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 261 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rowan College at Burlington County(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty261 staff234 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Rowan College at Burlington County has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The Rowan College at Burlington County diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,586 students7,040 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:134:1
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# Full-Time Students4,178 students3,412 students
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# Part-Time Students4,408 students3,628 students
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% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
6%
19%
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% Black
18%
14%
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% White
56%
48%
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% Two or more races
12%
1%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.630.70
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College Completion Rate
20%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,500$36,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,734 is less than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has declined by 57% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $2,706 is less than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has declined by 55% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,734$6,125
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Out-State Tuition Fees$2,706$7,667
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Tuition Notes*Fees noted are per
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid59%74%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,750$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Rowan College at Burlington County is New Jersey`s top-ranked community college and one of the fastest growing in the region. In 2017, we became the first community college in the eastern United States to offer junior-year courses in a historic 3+1 partnership with Rowan University that allows students to earn a four-year degree for less than what most universities charge for a single year. This coincided with the opening of the college`s transformed Mount Laurel Campus including a new Student Success Center, Health Sciences Center and quad as the college transitioned out of Pemberton its home for half a century.
  • These innovations helped spur the college`s first enrollment increase in five years as college enrollment continues to decline throughout the country. The college also operates campuses in Mount Holly (fine and culinary arts), Willingboro (adult learners) and the Joint Base (military members, their families and civilians who live or work near or on the base).
  • Through the Workforce Development Institute, the college forms partnerships with the region`s leading employers such as Virtua, Wawa and Lockheed Martin to ensure our programs align with the needs of employers.
  • Founded as Burlington County College, the institution renamed itself in 2015 in recognition of its partnership with Rowan University. The college opened its doors to 1,051 students in 1969 at Lenape High School before opening the Pemberton Campus in 1971. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools first accredited the college in 1972.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Rowan College at Burlington County is Pennco Tech-Bristol (15.2 miles away).
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