Rowan University Admission Requirements

Glassboro, New Jersey

Chances of getting into Rowan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Rowan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Rowan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,341 out of 14,221 applicants were admitted making Rowan University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Rowan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Rowan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Rowan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rowan University?

Rowan University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rowan University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >82%
1115 to 1220 Avg + 73%-82%
1010 to 1115 Avg - 61%-73%
905 to 1010 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 905 Low <48%
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Rowan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Rowan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Rowan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rowan University?

Admission data indicates that Rowan University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rowan University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rowan University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >83%
23 to 27 Avg + 73%-83%
20 to 23 Avg - 63%-73%
17 to 20 Reach 52%-63%
Less than 17 Low <52%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Rowan University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Rowan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,041 7,180 14,221
Accepted 4,950 5,391 10,341
Acceptance Rate 70% 75% 73%
Enrolled 1,108 1,580 2,688
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 29% 26%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rowan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Rowan University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rowan University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184782 IPEDS survey data for Rowan University.

Frequently Asked Questions

94% of students submit their SAT scores to Rowan University. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Rowan University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1220. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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