Rowan College at Gloucester County

1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080-0000
Tel: (856)468-5000
  • 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 13% 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
Rowan College at Gloucester County Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 46:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,720 students7,040 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:134:1
Rowan College at Gloucester County Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,030 students3,412 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,690 students3,628 students
Rowan College at Gloucester County Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Rowan College at Gloucester County Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
6%
19%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
14%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Black (2007-2016)
% White
70%
49%
Rowan College at Gloucester County White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Rowan College at Gloucester County More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
4%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
8%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups 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.0.480.69
Rowan College at Gloucester County Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
22%
19%
Rowan College at Gloucester County Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,800$36,100
Rowan College at Gloucester County Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,505 is less than the state average of $6,250. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,805 is less than the state average of $7,839. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,505$6,250
Rowan College at Gloucester County In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,805$7,839
Rowan College at Gloucester County Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%75%
Rowan College at Gloucester County % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,725$10,000
Rowan College at Gloucester County Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Rowan College at Gloucester County Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

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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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,250 per year for in-state students and $7,839 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,721 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.