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Journalism at Rowan University

Every journalism school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the journalism program at Rowan University stacks up to those at other schools.

Rowan is located in Glassboro, New Jersey and approximately 19,678 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 32 students received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rowan.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.

Rowan Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Rowan Journalism Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the journalism progam at Rowan compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The journalism major at Rowan is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Journalism. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 115

How Much Do Journalism Graduates from Rowan Make?

The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rowan is $27,261. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,781 for all journalism students.


Journalism Student Demographics at Rowan

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Rowan University.

Rowan Journalism Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 32 journalism majors earned their bachelor's degree from Rowan. Of these graduates, 38% were men and 63% were women. The typical journalism bachelor's degree program is made up of only 34% men. So male students are more repesented at Rowan since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in journalism at Rowan are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its journalism bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rowan University with a bachelor's in journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 17
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Rowan also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Journalism Grads May Go Into

A degree in journalism can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rowan University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Editors 3,130 $74,130
Photographers 1,400 $35,840
Writers and Authors 1,050 $81,160
Communications Professors 940 $92,200
Film and Video Editors 590 $87,150


*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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