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Diversity/Title IX

Rowan College at Burlington County is committed to promoting diversity and multiculturalism in its curriculum, student population, staff, teaching faculty, events, and programs. As a community based  organization, the College is also very active in the minority communities of Burlington County and works to promote awareness, equality, and inclusion.

Rowan College at Burlington County has been committed to a policy of equality of opportunity. We aim to provide a working and learning environment, which is free from unfair discrimination and will give staff and students the opportunity to fulfill their personal potential. All individuals should be treated with dignity and respect whether at work or study. The college strives to promote a working and learning environment and culture in which harassment is unacceptable and where individuals have the confidence to deal with harassment without fear of victimization.

The college is unequivocally committed to the goal of fostering mutual respect and understating between its constituent communities and to promote equality of opportunity among staff and students alike. We encourage all staff and students to enjoy and celebrate its diverse culture. Rowan College at Burlington County can boast of its diverse student population from all over the world.

International students who attend RCBC speak over 34 different languages, while representing 48 different countries.

The highlights of this page are aimed to showcase the many diverse cultures represented in Central New Jersey. RCBC hopes to present itself as a community of diverse cultures that can help you get there.

Title IX and Section 504, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, Rowan College at Burlington County affords equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap (as defined by Section 504), ancestry, place of birth, marital status or liability for military service in the operation of its programs and activities (including admissions, access to programs and course offerings, physical education, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, counseling, employment, use of facilities, and college-sponsored extracurricular activities). This is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and/or national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 (which prohibits sex discrimination), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act/ADA (which prohibit discrimination against otherwise qualified handicapped people), and other applicable laws and regulations. Copies of the Dispute Resolution for Students with Disabilities is available from Dr. Catherine Briggs, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, located in the Student Success Center, Room 237 on the Mount Laurel Campus or by calling her at (856) 222-9311, ext. 1235.

Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator
Dr. Catherine Briggs
Student Success Center, Room 237
Mount Laurel Campus
(856) 222-9311, ext. 1235

If you are a witness or victim of a potential Title IX violation, please click here for more information and services. 

If you would like more information about the RCBC Title IX Procedure, including types of violations, please click here

2016-2017 Student Enrollment by Age

Age Number Percentage
17 - Under 1,764 11.8%
18 - 20 4,756 31.7%
21 - 24 3,835 25.6%
25 - 34 2,828 18.9%
35 - 44 1,006 6.7%
45 - 54 545 3.6%
55 - 64 200 1.3%
65 - Older 41 0.3%
Unknown 6 0.0%
Total 14,981 100.0%

2016-2017 Student Enrollment by Race

Age Number Percentage
American Indian 24 0.2%
Asian 729 4.9%
Black 2,649 17.7%
Hawaiian/ Pacific 23 0.2%
Multiracial (2 or more races) 1,082 7.2%
Hispanic Only 805 5.4%
White 8,964 59.8%
Unknown 705 4.7%
Total 14,981 100.0%

2016-2017 Students by Special Cohort

Cohort Number Percentage*
Pell Recipient 3,215 21.5%
Special Needs 621 4.1%
NJ STARS 163 1.1%
EOF 125 0.8%

*Percentage reflects the percentage of students enrolled.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution (M/W)