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Student Profile - Text Only Version

Student Profile for Fall 2015

The Rowan College at Burlington County student profile is generated by data collected by the RCBC's Office of Institutional Research. This information will help prospective students and their parent's understand the college's diverse makeup. To view our infograph version, click here.

Credit Courses/Programs

  • Credit Course Enrollment: 88,762
    • 4,289 full-time students
    • 4,473 part-time students
  • Credit course enrollment is primarily comprised of two groups of students:
    • Full-time students aged 17-24 years old and
    • Adult learners aged 25 or older, many of whom attend part-time, in both degree and non-degree seeking programs.
  • Total Student Credit Hours: 87,271

Fall 2015 Student Demographics:

  • Attendance Status
    • Full-time = 49.0%
    • Part-time = 51.0%
  • Gender
    • Male = 43.1% 
    • Female = 56.9%
  • Ages
    • Overall, the average age of RCBC's student population is 25 years
      (average age of full-time students is 22; average age of part-time students is 28)
  • Ethnicity/Races
    • Caucasian = 56.0%
    • African American = 19.8%
    • Hispanic = 5.6%
    • Asian = 4.6%
    • Non-Resident Aliens = 2.2%
    • Hawaiian = 0.2 %
    • Alaskan Native/American Indian = 0.2%
    • Mixed Race = 8.0%
    • Unknown = 5.5%
  • 85.9% are Burlington County residents, but the college regularly enrolls students from multiple countries, thus offering the opportunity for intercultural exchanges and growth
  • 21.6% of 2014 Burlington County high school graduates attended RCBC in the Fall 2014 term.

Graduates

  • 1,375 degrees and certificates were awarded in the 2014-2015 academic year
    • 58.6% in transfer programs 
    • 41.1% in career programs
    • 0.3% in certificate programs

Please note that 58% of RCBC student population is enrolled in transfer programs and many of these students transfer from RCBC to senior institutions prior to graduating from RCBC.