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Eligibility & Credit Transfer

Contact

Lucia Nurkowski

Associate Director

Savitz Hall, Office of Admissions

(856) 256-4208

Eligibility

  • You will receive your admissions decision based on your unofficial transcript that you can upload through your application portal; you can upload an unofficial copy of your college transcript(s). You will receive your admissions decision based on your unofficial transcript(s); however, you will still need to send in your official college transcript(s) in order to receive formal credit evaluation and other advising related services.
  • If you have completed 12 or more college credits at another institution at the time of your application, you are considered a transfer student.
  • Most programs require a minimum 2.0 GPA for admission. However, a 2.0 GPA does not guarantee admission due to competition for available openings.
  • If you are seeking a second bachelor's degree, you are considered a transfer student (unless the original degree is from Rowan). Rowan graduates seeking a second degree should follow the re-enrollment process.

Transfer of Credits

Rowan University accepts the transfer of credits earned at other higher education institutions on the basis of course equivalency. We determine that a course taken at another institution is comparable to a course offered here in terms of objectives, learning outcomes and educational level.

Credit Evaluation

The Registrar and the academic department for your intended academic program will complete a credit evaluation for you on an individualized, case-by-case basis if and when you have been offered admission and submitted all official transcripts.

About eight weeks after acceptance, and receipt of your official transcripts, your completed credit evaluation will be available online via your student Banner account. Credit evaluations are completed in two stages. General education equivalencies are determined by the Registrar's Office, Division of Credential Evaluations. Major coursework equivalencies are determined by your academic department.

Email transferhelp@rowan.edu with questions about specific course or advisement issues. To view your transfer credit evaluation, login to Self Service Banner and navigate to Student -> Student Records -> Transfer Credit Report.

For a deeper understanding of transfer of credit policies, course equivalencies and NJ statewide transfer agreements, visit the Office of the Registrar or NJ Transfer.

If, after reviewing your transfer credit evaluation with your advisor, you disagree with a transfer equivalency at Rowan, please complete the Transfer Credit Appeal Process.

Contact

Lucia Nurkowski

Associate Director

Savitz Hall, Office of Admissions

(856) 256-4208