Rowan University is a public research university founded in 1923. Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a bustling regional university that's ranked among the best public universities in the North. With more than 18,000 students, Rowan offers over 70 bachelor’s and 50 master’s programs, four doctoral programs and two professional programs. Rowan University ranks No. 166 in National Universities, and No. 120 in Best Value Schools.