Rowan College at Gloucester County

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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 52%.
  • Rowan College at Gloucester County is the only community colleges within Gloucester County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Rowan College at Gloucester County is Camden County College (4.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rowan College at Gloucester County(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty159 staff234 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Rowan College at Gloucester County has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Rowan College at Gloucester County diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,720 students7,040 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:134:1
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# Full-Time Students4,030 students3,412 students
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# Part-Time Students2,690 students3,628 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
6%
19%
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% Black
13%
14%
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% White
70%
48%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
4%
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% Unknown races
6%
9%
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Diversity Score0.480.70
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College Completion Rate
22%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,800$36,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,505 is less than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,805 is more than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,505$6,125
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,805$7,667
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%64%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,725$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Softball, Tennis,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Wrestling
Source: 2016 (or 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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  • The nearest community college to Rowan College at Gloucester County is Camden County College (4.1 miles away).
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