College Factual names Rowan a top school for veterans, education and Law & Justice

College Factual names Rowan a top school for veterans, education and Law & Justice


College Factual, an online data aggregator that produces annual “best of” lists of American colleges and universities, has named Rowan a top school for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as for teacher education/subject specific studies and Law & Justice.

The site produces lists similar to those compiled by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes magazine and others that help prospective students gauge which college or university is right for them.

For 2018, College Factual ranked Rowan among the most veteran friendly colleges and universities in the U.S. – 180 out of 1,423 nationwide and fourth in New Jersey out of 27.

The company uses various metrics to determine which schools are veteran friendly including: affordability for veterans, veteran population, veteran policies, veteran resources, veteran satisfaction and overall college quality.

Great for teaching!

For teacher education subject/specific programs Rowan was ranked 18 out of 351 nationwide, a top 20 program in the U.S., and number two in New Jersey, one place behind The College of New Jersey but ahead of Montclair State, Rider, Kean and William Patterson universities.

Great for law & justice!

The site ranked Rowan’s Law & Justice program 41 out of 401 nationwide and sixth out of 15 schools surveyed in New Jersey.

College Factual's methodology for academics compares various factors including graduate earnings, the percentage of a college or university's student body pursuing a given major, market share (how many total U.S. students in a given major choose a college or university) and post graduate resources.