Rowan College - Cumberland was the first community college in New Jersey to open its own campus in October 1966. Today, the college is dedicated to preparing students and community members for success in the ever-changing global environment.
Cumberland’s core values - pride, service, excellence - drive its attitude toward delivering outstanding academic programs and services. The college’s reputation for quality flows from innovative professors who teach in well-equipped classrooms and laboratories.
Enrolling over 3,000 students during the academic year, Rowan College - Cumberland is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. More than 13,000 students have graduated from Rowan College - Cumberland since it opened.
More than half of Rowan College - Cumberland's graduates continue their education at four-year colleges and universities. The college’s graduates have successfully transferred to every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Career program graduates become a vital part of the work force.
The college’s 100-acre campus provides an outstanding educational and social atmosphere.
• The Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center is the cultural center of the region, featuring local and world-class entertainment and cultural events.
• The Student and Enrollment Services Center is a modern “one-stop” facility for student activities and services.
• The George Luciano Sr. Conference Center is a first-rate events facility where organizations can hold conferences, banquets and meetings.
• The Paul Navone Healthcare Education Center features futuristic laboratories and modern, multifunctional classrooms.
• The Paula J. Ring Education Center located on Buck Street in Millville houses the Workforce and Community Education programs and offices along with practical nursing and other allied health classes.
• Arts & Innovation Center located on High Street in the Millville Arts District is a spacious facility that is equipped with classrooms, computer labs, pottery wheels, kilns and a gallery at the entrance showcasing the work of students as well as local and regional artists.
Programs of Study
Degrees and Certificates
ASSOCIATE IN ARTS (AA)
Transfer oriented programs that emphasize the liberal arts, social sciences and humanities. AA degrees with the LA prefix are Liberal Arts options.
ASSOCIATE IN FINE ARTS (AFA)
Designed as a transfer program for students who want a concentration of fine arts courses to enter a BFA degree.
ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (AS)
Transfer oriented programs that emphasize mathematics, science, business and allied health programs.
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (AAS)
Designed to prepare students for job entry with emphasis in the applied arts and sciences for careers typically at the technical or semiprofessional level.
ACADEMIC CERTIFICATE (AC)
Designed to be the equivalent of a one-year program with 30-36 semester hours of instruction.
CAREER CERTIFICATE (CC)
Special training programs designed to include at least 12-29 semester hours of instruction.