We don't mean to brag, but we're kind of a big deal. 

It’s not easy. In fact, it takes an unusual combination of passion, hard work and dedication to earn consistent recognition. 

We do it for the same reason we do everything else: our students. 

The collective efforts of our faculty, staff and students have afforded us several honors over the years. Take a look below to find out why we’re creating such a buzz!

Top 25 Community College in the Nation

According to an independent analysis of federal data conducted by WalletHub, RCBC ranked 15th in career outcomes and 24th overall out of 710 colleges. 

#1 Community College in New Jersey

Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for college program rankings and higher education planning, has included Rowan College at Burlington County on its list of programs assessed for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation. RCBC earned the top honor among community colleges in the state, with a 99.13 Intelligent score. 

Top Tuition Program in the Nation

RCBC is the first community college in the region authorized to offer junior-year courses as part of the “3+1” option to Rowan University that allows students save around $75,000 while earning a Rowan University degree. Money Magazine featured 3+1 in its list of top tuition programs in the nation.

Best in the Northeast

Intelligent.com named RCBC Best in the Northeast for online programs with an intelligent score of 90.09 out of 100, the sixth highest in the country. The ranking is calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third-party evaluations. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment. 

Top 6% for Increasing Graduate Income

RCBC ranked among the nation’s top 6 percent of community colleges for increasing graduates’ income according to the Brookings Institution’s “Value Added,” which measures several important factors such as salary and graduation rates.

Best Community College in New Jersey

RCBC ranked top in the state for quality, student services and students' income after graduation, according to objective criteria from LearnHowToBecome.org and Schools.com.

Best Community College in South Jersey

The readers of South Jersey magazine selected RCBC as the Best Community College for Education.

Best Online College in New Jersey & Top 20 in the Nation

RCBC has been recognized as number 1 in New Jersey and top 20 in the nation for online studies by AffordableCollegesOnline.orgOnlineColleges.com and OnlineCollegePlan.com

The college also earned Best Online RHIT Degree program from Intelligent.com

The college has also won Best of Biz from South Jersey Biz for education two years in a row.

Top 10 Best Culinary School in New Jersey 

The Culinary Arts Center at Rowan College offers several different programs and was ranked top 10 in the state for teaching students cutting edge culinary skills and techniques that make graduates extremely marketable in the field according to Best Choice Schools. RCBC ranked third overall in New Jersey. 

Most Affordable Community College in the Nation 

RCBC was ranked among the top 30 for the most affordable online community colleges in the nation by thebestschools.org

Best Online Health Information Technology Program 

RCBC is ranked in the top 25 for one of the Best Online Associate in Health Information Technology Degree programs according to thebestschools.org.  

NACCE Certifed Member College BadgeNACCE Certified Member College

Earners of this NACCE Certified Member College badge certifies two and four year college institutions as leaders in entrepreneurship education.This college and institution engages their community and ecosystem through their entrepreneurial efforts. They leverage NACCE's initiatives in professional development, best practices, technical assistance resources, and research.

 Ranked #11 for the Best Online Associate Degree in History

RCBC was ranked #11 among the top 35 for the best online associate degree program in history according to UniversityHQ .