About

INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM

About

Rowan University's IELP is located on the Camden campus. For over 50 years, the IELP has provided students the English language competencies, academic skills, and cultural understanding to succeed in their educational and career goals in the international arena. 

The IELP allows students to experience the US university life while being immersed in the language and culture of the US. Each year students from all over the world study at the IELP as part of the active university community.

Our graduates have been admitted to countless top universities in the U.S., besides Rowan, and have had great careers in the U.S. and other countries.

Our Mission

The English Language Programs at Rowan University provides our students with the English language competencies, academic skills, and cultural understanding to succeed in their educational and career goals in the United States. We do this by hiring the most highly qualified instructors and staff, offering an academically rigorous curriculum, and maintaining a student-centered philosophy.  We strive to foster a learning culture that embraces the exploration of cross-cultural ideas in a comprehensively supportive environment that connects students with the wider university and surrounding communities.​

Why Rowan IELP

High-Quality Instructors: By hiring the most highly qualified instructors and staff, offering an academically rigorous curriculum, and maintaining a student-centered philosophy, the program strives to meet all its students’ needs.

Convenient Location: Its brand-new, facilities in Camden, NJ is well-equipped with cutting-edge learning resources allows instructors to teach with the most innovative educational tools in the field. To cultivate a friendly, family-like environment, classes are kept small (10-15 students) and are largely project-based,  so that each student receives individualized attention based on their language needs. 

Outside the Classroom: Camden is located between Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C., and within easy travel distance to Boston, Baltimore, and the East Coast beaches. Field trips to nearby points of attraction and surrounding areas round out the the curriculum. Each semester the ELP has a multi-cultural cuisine celebration to share and explore the history and flavors of each student’s culture and build community. 

Access to University Main Campus: Students will very likely live in student housing on the main campus in Glassboro, NJ, but most of the class will be in Camden. Students have access to a free shuttle bus from Glassboro to Camden every day. Additionally, students have access to all the benefits and opportunities offered on the main campus including the recreational center, library and other facilities and events. 

Counseling: We provide counseling in visa, college and graduate school applications.

There are three ways to study in the IELP:  Non-credit IELP, Pathway Program, & Conditonal Admission.

Each program focuses on academic English so students can succeed in their academic and career goals.  To find the program that is best for you, click on the programs below. 

Intensive English Language

The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is a non-credit program designed for students who need to improve their academic English proficiency for university success or career enhancement. 

Pathway

International students applying to the university as an undergraduate with below requisite TOEFL or IELTS score, and meet all other university admission requirements, may be accepted into the university through the Pathway Program. 

Conditional Admission

Rowan offers conditional admission to undergraduate and graduate students who meet all university admission requirements except language score requirements.