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Student Profile - Text Only Version

Student Profile for Fall 2018

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: 8,891
    • 4,418 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: 89,966

Fall 2018 Student Demographics:

  • Attendance Status
    • Full-time = 49.7%
    • Part-time = 50.3%

Gender

  • Male = 41.4%
  • Female = 58.6%

Ages

  • Overall, the average age of RCBC's student population is about 26 years (average age of full-time students is 22; average age of part-time students is 29)

Ethnicity/Races

  • Caucasian = 52.6%
  • African American = 20.5%
  • Hispanic = 11.4%
  • Asian = 4.9%
  • Hawaiian Pacific = 0.6%
  • Alaskan Native/American Indian = 1.3%
  • Mixed Race = 4.9%
  • Unknown = 3.8%

82.3% are Burlington County residents, but the college regularly enrolls students from multiple countries, thus offering the opportunity for intercultural exchanges and growth

14.9% of 2018 Burlington County high school graduates attended RCBC in the fall 2018 term.

Graduates

  • 1,388 degrees and certificates were awarded in the 2017-2018 academic year
    • 59.1% in transfer programs
    • 42.7% in career programs
    • 0.4% 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.