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Rowan University


Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a bustling regional university that's ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. 


Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusive, agile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.


Research at Rowan occurs in a collaborative, learning-centered environment. Highly qualified and diverse teams of faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity and community service. Our collaborations are local as well as international. Our faculty are renowned for their research expertise, as demonstrated by their competitive grant awards and publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. 


The mission of the Office of Career Advancement (OCA) is to engage students in the development and implementation of meaningful educational and career goals consistent with their personal values, interests, and abilities. 

To this end, the office team helps students and alumni create an effective framework for a lifetime of active career management through one-on-one counseling, workshops, recruitment programs, career fairs, job posting databases and by promoting strong partnerships with employers, academic departments, and the university community.

Student services

Student Affairs provides and supports a collaborative learning environment that promotes the education of the whole person within a global society. Student Affairs is dedicated to actively engaging students by encouraging healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. 

As an integral partner in the educational process, Student Affairs is committed to student learning and continual improvement through ongoing assessment and review of its programs and services.

Housing services

Welcome Home!  Rowan University features nine residence halls and six apartment communities nestled among the trees of a 200 acre campus in historic Glassboro, New Jersey. University and affiliated residences provide easy access to campus resources, recreational facilities and social opportunities.


Library services

Campbell Library is home to nearly 350,000 print volumes, along with 500,000 electronic resources, a selective Government Documents Depository, Rowan University Archives & Special Collections, and the RCA Heritage Museum.Housed at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, the CMSRU Library is comprised mainly of electronic books, journals, databases and related-specialty collections.

ICT services

The Division of Information Resources & Technology (IRT) is responsible for all technology services available on the Glassboro, Camden and Stratford campuses of Rowan University.

Our team supports the University's network, email systems, data centers, telephones, technology for classrooms and research and learning management systems. We also provide hardware and software support for students.

Medical services

Student Health Services offers illness and injury visits free of charge. Evaluation by a physician or nurse practitioner, some medications and treatments, and/or referral for illnesses or injuries are offered to all matriculated students attending classes. Student Health Services does not take the place of a primary care physician. 

Campus life

The Rowan community is a vibrant one, with students pursuing fulfillment through participation in wide-ranging opportunities. We encourage healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. Our student-centered approach promotes the education of the whole person within a global society, helping students prepare for life after Rowan.

Sports facilities

Take your sport to the next level with student-run sports clubs. While some clubs are highly competitive, others are instructional or recreational. All receive support from the Rec.

Our Division III student-athletes develop as scholars, athletes and citizens, thanks to their competitive experiences and strong support services provided by our intercollegiate athletic department.

Intramural sports offer recreational activities for students of all levels of ability. We offer individual sports, dual sports and team sports for male, female, and co-rec participants.

Rowan University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The University's accreditation was most recently affirmed in 2014, following the Periodic Review Report.

Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

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