Rowan University at Camden

Intensive English Language Program

On this page, you will find:
  • Program Overview and Tuition
  • Program Dates
  • Testing Dates
  • Sample Schedule

International Students:

Students who successfully complete the IELP may apply to the university without the requisite TOEFL and IELTS scores. For the IELP application and required I-20 financial documentation, visit the IELP international student page.


Program Overview:

The IELP at Rowan at Camden has a forty year history of teaching academic English and providing international students, immigrants and newcomers access to higher education.

The IELP is a non-credit program designed for students who want to go to university. The curriculum uses an integrated language and thematic approach which allows the students to develop academic content knowledge in a classroom environment that is open to exploration of ideas and language development.

Program start Length



Academic year 2013-2014**

Levels Offered*
September 14 weeks

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 2:30

Fridays 9:00 - 12:00

January 14 weeks

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 2:30

Friday 9:00 - 12:00

May 12 weeks

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 3:30

Friday 9:00 - 12:00


*minimum enrollment per level must be met

**tuition is subject to change


2014 Program Dates:

  • Spring 2014 semester: January 21, 2014 - April 25, 2014
  • Summer 2014 semester May 12 - August 1, 2014 - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2014
  • Fall 2014 semester: September 2, 2014 - December 5, 2014


Testing Dates:

Rowan University's ELP placement test is used to place students in the appropriate level of the program.

Please e-mail Rowan English Language Programs or call 856-361-2914 to sign up for one of the testing dates below:

  • For Summer 2014:
    • Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 424
    • Friday, May 2, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 424

Residents and citizens of the United States , please bring the following with you when you come for testing:

  1. Photo Identification (permanent resident card, driver's license, social security card, passport, etc.)
  2. Proof of high school graduation (diploma and/or transcripts). If you attended college in your country, please bring those documents also.
  3. If you are interested in applying for our tuition grant program, you must bring your or your guardian's tax forms from the previous year.

International students will take the test upon arrival at the university. Be sure to contact English Language Programs with your arrival date.


Sample IELP Schedule: These schedules are samples and may change by semester

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-10:20 Oral Presentation Skills Integrated Reading & Writing Integrated Reading & Writing Integrated Reading & Writing Oral Presentation Skills
10:30-11:50 American Literature Listening & Speaking Writing Lab Listening & Speaking American Literature
12:40 - 1:30 American History / Culture Grammar American History / Culture Grammar  
1:40 - 2:30 Pronunciation Everyday Conversation Pronunciation Everyday Conversation