Rowan College at Gloucester County

Sewell, NJ 08080
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Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) is located in Sewell, New Jersey and was originally known as Gloucester County College. RCGC was established back in 1966 and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. RCGC offers more than 70 different associate’s degree programs and certificate options. It should be noted that RCGC is a popular transfer school. Students will have many transfer options when they are looking to transfer their earned credits to four-year universities. It is a school that offers a convenient educational experience to all students.

The RCGC nursing program is very well respected. Students will be able to pursue the associate’s degree nursing program and there is also an LPN-to-RN track program. The nursing program combines general education courses with nursing courses to prepare students for life as professional nurses. This nursing program is approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Students will be able to thrive in this student-centered environment and will be fully prepared for the NCLEX licensure exam upon graduation.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students7,158
Student to Faculty Ratio28:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 19
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1972 - 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$146/credit
In State Students$174/credit
Out of State Students$304/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 $6,570 $7,830 $13,680
ADN 70 $10,220 $12,180 $21,280
BSN 125 $18,250 $21,750 $38,000
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, 68% of Rowan College at Gloucester 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 41% $4,480
Other Federal Grant 2% $935
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,964
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 3% $3,533
Federal Student Loans 35% $5,702
Private Loans 3% $9,432


Average Net Price
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$7,591
$30,001 to $48,000$6,746
$48,001 to $75,000$9,194
$75,001 to $110,000$11,334
Over $110,000$11,792

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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 Gloucester County
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080

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