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Rowan College at Burlington County puts students first, values diversity and encourages a cooperative culture. We work hard while having fun, serving the community and boosting the regional economy. As home to New Jersey’s original 3+1 program, we offer a solution to student debt, so you can focus on what matters. 

College Mission

Rowan College at Burlington County transforms lives by delivering innovative, high-quality and affordable educational experiences in an accessible and diverse environment.

College Goals
  1. Increase awareness and expand upon the high-quality academic and enrichment opportunities available and accessible to diverse populations.
  2. Provide high school students with skills evaluations and access to opportunities to prepare for college-level work.
  3. Provide effective student support services and resources to enable learners and  increase access.
  4. Strengthen and grow distance education in order to provide more convenient  access to academic programs.
  5. Align expenditures with revenues or identified cost savings.
  6. Develop and nurture significant partnerships for cost-effective academic and employment pathways.
  7. Measure quality and effectiveness in educational design and delivery
  8. Standardize information used to gauge perceptions and objectively measure institutional quality and effectiveness.
  9. Provide meaningful educational opportunities, including professional development and continuous improvement.
  10. Strengthen the meaningful pathways that best serve students’ academic, career and personal goals.
  11. Strengthen student persistence and retention and achieve increased graduation rates.
  12. Facilitate an environment supportive of curricular and co-curricular student needs.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Rowan College at Burlington County is a public community college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000) The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and approved by the State of New Jersey.

RCBC is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. The college is approved under Title 38, U.S. Code, Section 1775 for veterans' training and is a designated Servicemembers Opportunity College.

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Educational Advancement Organizations

Rowan College at Burlington County is a Member of the following educational advancement organizations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey
  • The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Association of New Jersey Holocaust Organizations Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA)
  • Burlington County Coalition for Healthy Communities (BCCHC)
  • Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Center for Agile Partnerships in Education (CAPE)
  • Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Consortium for Community College Development
  • Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange
  • Council of Holocaust Educators
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Instructional Technology Council (ITC)
  • Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology
  • Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges of New Jersey (MATYCNJ)
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Mid Atlantic Regional Commission for Higher Education (MARCHE)
  • National Association for Research and Planning National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • National Council for Instructional Administrators (NCIA)
  • National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
  • National Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • New Jersey Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (NJAMTE)
  • New Jersey Association of Physical Plant Administrators (NJAPPA)
  • New Jersey Council of Associate Degree Nursing Programs (NJCADNP)
  • New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC)
  • New Jersey DEP - Bureau of X-Ray Compliance, Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners
  • New Jersey Library Association (NJLA)
  • New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium
  • New Jersey Presidents’ Council
  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)
  • Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)
  • The Quality Matters Program (QM)
  • United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Virtual Academic Library Environment of New Jersey (VALE)