Rowan University at Camden
International Student Programs
The Intensive English Language Program (IELP)
Located in Camden, New Jersey, and directly across from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the IELP at Rowan at Camden is ideally located to provide international students with an intimate learning environment along with access to a thriving and exciting city life. Teachers and students take regular trips to Philadelphia to explore the cultural and historical sites and to partake in the city’s world-renowned culinary delights.
The IELP is a non-credit program designed for international students who need to improve their academic English proficiency in order to attend university in the United States. This is a five-level non-credit program in which students take classes ranging from Intensive Reading & Writing to American Literature and Oral Presentation Skills.
Students who successfully complete the IELP may matriculate into the university without the requisite TOEFL/IELTS scores. Successful completion of the IELP is determined by:
For more information about the IELP, including a sample schedule, go to: IELP
For the IELP I-20 application, go to:
For more information about the IELP, e-mail Jackie McCafferty
The Pathway Program for International Students
International students applying to the university for an undergraduate bachelor's degree with TOEFL/IELTS scores below the university requirements, may be eligible for university admission through the Pathway Program. While in the Pathway Program, students will take IELP academic English classes in the morning and carefully selected university classes in the afternoon.
The Pathway Program is for incoming freshmen only. Transfer students who need to improve their English language proficiency can apply directly to the non-credit IELP.
Students will apply to the university admissions department using the university application. Students elgible for the Pathway Program will meet the following requirements:
*Admission to the Pathway Program provides general admission to the university. Admission into restricted university programs, such as business, engineering and education, is determined by the department after the student successfully completes the Pathway Program.
Unique Components of the Pathway Program:
Exiting from the Pathway Program:
Students matriculating to Rowan University through the Pathway Program must successfully complete the Pathway Program in order to continue their studies at Rowan University.
Successful completion of the Pathway Program is determined by:
Sample Pathway Schedule:
Mornings: Academic English classes
Afternoons: Carefully selected freshman level classes
This is a sample schedule. Students' actual schedules may vary
*By the end of the academic Pathway year (2 semesters) students may have completed 21 - 27 credits toward their degree