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Education at Rowan University

What traits are you looking for in a education school? To help you decide if Rowan University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's education program.

Rowan is located in Glassboro, New Jersey and approximately 19,678 students attend the school each year. Of the 4,303 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rowan University in 2021, 306 of them were education majors.

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

Rowan Education Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Education (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Rowan

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Rowan does offer online courses in education for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Rowan Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how Rowan performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Rowan is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. 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 Education Schools 258
Most Focused Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 488

In 2021, 259 students received their master’s degree in education from Rowan. This makes it the #139 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 13 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #287 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Rowan

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

Rowan Education Bachelor’s Program

80% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The education program at Rowan awarded 306 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 20% of these degrees went to men with the other 80% going to women.


About 84% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at Rowan are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 258
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

Rowan Education Master’s Program

77% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 259 education majors earned their master's degree from Rowan. Of these graduates, 23% were men and 77% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Rowan does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from Rowan, 76% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 198
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Rowan also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 13 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at Rowan University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Rowan University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 225
Teacher Education Subject Specific 131
Educational Administration 87
Special Education 71
General Education 36
Student Counseling 16
Instructional Media Design 10
Other Education 3
Teaching English or French 1

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education 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
Teacher Assistants 55,130 $29,150
Elementary School Teachers 41,600 $70,660
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Middle School Teachers 24,980 $72,290
Preschool Teachers 15,820 $40,880


*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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