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Physics at Rowan University

If you plan to study physics, take a look at what Rowan University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

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, 33 of them were physics majors.

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

Rowan Physics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics

Rowan Physics Rankings

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

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 physics major at Rowan is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Physics. 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 Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 116

Earnings of Rowan Physics Graduates

The median salary of physics students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rowan is $31,968. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $38,470 for all physics students.


Physics Student Demographics at Rowan

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

Rowan Physics Bachelor’s Program

12% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 88% of physics bachelor's degrees went to men and 12% went to women.


About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in physics 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 physics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Physics Grads May Go Into

A degree in physics 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
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Physics Postsecondary Professors 460 $113,400
Physicists 370 $134,280


*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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