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Student Profile - Text Only Version

Student Profile for Fall 2017

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 parents understand the college's diverse makeup. To view our infograph version, click here.

Credit Courses/Programs

  • Credit Course Enrollment: 90,077
    • 4,458 full-time students
    • 4,493 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: 90,077

Fall 2017 Student Demographics:

  • Attendance Status
    • Full-time = 49.8%
    • Part-time = 50.2%
  • Gender
    • Male = 42.8% 
    • Female = 57.2%
  • Ages
    • Overall, the average age of RCBC's student population is about 25 years
      (average age of full-time students is 21; average age of part-time students is 28)
  • Ethnicity/Races
    • Caucasian = 55.3%
    • African American = 20.0%
    • Hispanic = 6.1%
    • Asian = 4.5%
    • Hawaiian Pacific = 0.1%
    • Alaskan Native/American Indian = 0.1%
    • Mixed Race = 9.1%
    • Unknown = 4.6%
  • 87.7% are Burlington County residents, but the college regularly enrolls students from multiple countries, thus offering the opportunity for intercultural exchanges and growth
  • 21.9% of 2017 Burlington County high school graduates attended RCBC in the Fall 2017 term.

Graduates

  • 1,429 degrees and certificates were awarded in the 2016-2017 academic year
    • 59.8% in transfer programs 
    • 40.1% in career programs
    • 0.1% 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.