Rowan College at Burlington County

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) is located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. RCBC was established back in 1966 and is a fully accredited two-year public community college. The school used to be known as Burlington Community College and has gone through several name changes over the years. This college enrolls more than 8,000 students each year and offers them a number of different associate’s degree and certificate program opportunities. This school has received accreditation from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The RCBC associate’s degree in nursing program is designed to prepare students for the rigors of being professional nurses. It teaches students critical thinking skills while also putting an emphasis on effective communication. Nurses who graduate from this program have gone on to be successful and tend to find jobs very easily. This program is approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 86
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
04/01/1986 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$136/credit
In State Students$152/credit
Out of State Students$217/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,120 $6,840 $9,765
ADN 70 $9,520 $10,640 $15,190
BSN 125 $17,000 $19,000 $27,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 58% of Rowan College at Burlington County's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $4,196
Other Federal Grant 9% $203
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $1,985
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $2,580
Federal Student Loans 13% $4,092
Private Loans 1% $5,469


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,568
$30,001 to $48,000$5,915
$48,001 to $75,000$8,450
$75,001 to $110,000$10,664
Over $110,000$11,154

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.

Rowan College at Burlington County
900 College Circle
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

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