Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) is a unique collaboration between formerly Gloucester County College and Rowan University offering students a direct, cohesive route to a bachelor’s degree with easy transfer of credits. This premier partnership strengthens the College’s mission to make an affordable, quality education available to all students without accumulating enormous debt. The College promotes the retention of South Jersey students to better the region’s economy through a highly-educated workforce and stronger tax base.
Associate in Arts
Associate in Science
Associate in Applied Science
Professional Development Certificates
3 Plus 1 (3 years with RCGC and 1 year with Rowan University) Information on the program can be found at http://www.rcgc.edu/3Plus1
Full time: Approximately 4,000
Part time: Approximately 3,000
ESL Program and Support Services
The College offers many services to students in order to help support their academic needs while attending college. These services include advisement, eLearning, testing, tutoring and more. There is no ESL program.
Student Housing Options
Students accepted into the Rowan Choice program are offered housing on the Rowan University Campus. Information on the Rowan Choice program can be found at:
Admission Requirements for First Year Students
Rowan College welcomes international students as valuable participants in its diverse and global learning community. The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant aliens as F-1 students. International F-1 students must attend college on a full-time basis.
Rowan College is a two-year community college that awards associate degrees and prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions or to enter directly into employment. When considering Rowan College, prospective international students should be aware that:
- Rowan College is a commuter school. There is no on-campus housing, and the College does not maintain any type of housing referral list. It is the sole responsibility of the student to find housing.
- Private transportation is necessary. Public transportation is limited; a car is preferable.
- Proficiency in the English language is a condition of acceptance. Rowan College does not have an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program.
International students are not eligible to apply for financial aid. Proof of full financial support is required by the United States federal government as well as by Rowan College.
Visa Categories Offered
The College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant aliens as F-1 students.
Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance
The annual cost of attendance can be found on our website at:
International students are not eligible to apply for financial aid or off-campus employment; therefore, they must enter Rowan College with full financial support.
SEVIS I-90 Fee
Effective Sept. 1, 2004, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has implemented the SEVIS I-901 fee. For a complete list of questions and answers on all aspects of the SEVIS I-901 fee, go to the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) website.
Student Activities and Campus Life
You definitely want to familiarize yourself with the office of Student Life because this is the department on campus where you don’t need a #2 pencil to excel! They host fun, exciting and engaging events on campus that are held all throughout the academic year that are free to all students. These events are a great way for students to get immersed in College life and also provide a forum to make lasting friendships. Their motto is “College is more than just going to class.”
If you have interests or hobbies you’d like to enhance, RCGC has over 20 campus clubs that you can join. Each Club has its own Advisor and meets at various times of the week throughout the year. To find out more about clubs, click on the link to the left.
You can also step it up a notch and add a “WOW” factor to your resume! Run for a position with the Student Government Association; elections take place in the Fall and Spring for the four officer positions as well as seven freshman and sophomore senator positions.
To find out more about the campus activities and events on RCGC’s campus, you can visit the Student Life office on the second floor of the College Center building in Room 201 or follow us on Twitter @RCGCStudentLife.