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Rowan College at Burlington County

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Rowan College at Burlington County Overview

Located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, Rowan College at Burlington County is a public institution. Mount Laurel is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Rowan College at Burlington County Known For?

1,552 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at RCBC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Rowan College at Burlington County Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

RCBC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#71 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at RCBC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#40 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Rowan College at Burlington County?

Contact details for RCBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054-1599
Phone: 856-222-9311
Website: www.rcbc.edu

How Do I Get Into RCBC?

You can apply to RCBC online at: www.rcbc.edu/apply

Rowan College at Burlington County has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Rowan College at Burlington County?

10% Take Out Loans
13.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At RCBC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,036 a year. That adds up to $16,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at RCBC is 13.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Rowan College at Burlington County Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,418 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,890 undergraduate students at RCBC, with 4,418 being full-time and 4,472 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  RCBC

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,418 full-time undergraduates at RCBC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  RCBC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rowan College at Burlington County students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of RCBC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 190
Black or African American 812
Hispanic or Latino 579
White 2,355
International Students 165
Other Races/Ethnicities 317

Over 47 countries are represented at RCBC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Turkey, Brazil, and Burkina Faso.

Online Learning at Rowan College at Burlington County

1,298 Took All Classes Online
4,192 Took At Least One Class Online
5.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,192 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at RCBC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of RCBC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rowan College at Burlington County was 5.2%. This is the #1,653 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at RCBC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of RCBC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 11%
Liberal Arts General Studies 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at RCBC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at RCBC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Entrepreneurial Studies #55
Accounting #194
Health & Medical Administrative Services #243
Criminal Justice & Corrections #294
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #333
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #369
Liberal Arts General Studies #369

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rowan College at Burlington County Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,050 1 1,051
Nursing 136 0 136
Criminal Justice & Corrections 94 0 94
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15 16 31
Health Sciences & Services 31 0 31
Design & Applied Arts 23 0 23
Management Information Systems 22 0 22
Allied Health Professions 15 1 16
Dental Support Services 16 0 16
Human Services 16 0 16
Business Administration & Management 12 2 14
Graphic Communications 12 0 12
Health & Physical Education 11 0 11
Culinary Arts 11 0 11
Hospitality Management 7 1 8
Legal Support Services 8 0 8
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6 1 7
Fine & Studio Arts 6 0 6
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 5 5
Engineering Technology (Other) 5 0 5
American Sign Language 5 0 5
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 0 4
Communication Sciences 4 0 4
Fire Protection 4 0 4
Accounting 1 2 3
Construction Engineering Technology 2 0 2
International Studies 2 0 2
Geological & Earth Sciences 2 0 2
Biotechnology 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 1
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 1 0 1
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0
Sustainability Science 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,522 30 1,552

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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