Freshman Requirements & Process

Freshman Requirements & Process

Our Admissions Office carefully considers each application it receives and selects candidates who will be academically successful, contribute to student life and benefit most from the Rowan experience. This guide is to help you prepare your application.

Application Checklist For:
Transfer Students
International Students
Returning Students

Freshman Application Checklist

Starting the Process

Go To and add Rowan University to your "My Colleges" list (once logged in, search for "Rowan University" and follow steps).
Complete the Common Application, the Rowan University question set, and the Recommenders and FERPA section. Invite your recommenders before submitting your application electronically.
If you are mailing your application please mail to the Office of Admissions
Have your guidance counselor and teachers submit all documents electronically (If mailed, documents can be printed through the but please include students official name)
Submit your Application using your official name on all documents.
Review specific requirements if you are applying to an Art, Theatre/Dance, or Music program.

Submitting Your Application

Save a copy of your application as a pdf
Confirm you have successfully submitted your application in the "my colleges" tab

Checking Application Status

Reviewing applications takes time. To check the status of your application please log into your admissions portal or email

Freshman Application Components

Freshman/First Year Common Application, (see application calendar and fees)
Application Fee, $65  (see all application deadlines and fees)
Official SAT/ACT scores
Official High School Transcripts
Recommendations/Teacher Evaluations
Personal Essay
Portfolio or Audition, if applying to an Art, Theatre/Dance, or Music Program