The Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Concentration
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Student Application Process for Fall 2015

FRESHMEN: If you have been accepted to Rowan and received a letter from the Bantivoglio Honors Concentration encouraging you to apply to Honors, here are the next steps. You are eligible to apply if you have SAT scores of at least 1770 or ACT 26; we must receive your application and recommendation form by 3/2/15. Need information?
TRANSFER STUDENTS: Transfer students in Honors programs at their current institutions should contact Dr. Talley directly at for information.
  1. Complete the appropriate application form. (Note: These are 2014 application materials. This year's application forms will become available in December.)
  2. Save a copy for your records.

Freshman Applicants: Submit electronically as an email attachment to by March 2, 2015; this email address will become active at the beginning of February. Your recommender should email this form to beginning in February. Recommenders should be academic faculty at your school.

Current Students interested in Honors should have attended a required information session being held on October 28th at 3:30pm or October 29th at 2:00pm in Whitney Center, Classroom 202. Applications, including the required letter of recommendation from a current Rowan University Professor, are due 11/20/14. Materials to be emailed to Dr. Carol Thompson ( Please note: recommendations must be emailed directly from the professor to Dr. Thompson. Applicants are notified the first week in December.

Fall 2015 Application Review and Acceptance Timeline

Each candidate is evaluated individually. Selection of freshmen is based upon a review of academic performance (GPA, class rank, SAT/ACT scores), interest in participating in an interdisciplinary Honors learning community, extracurricular activities, and recommendation on the Bantivoglio recommendation form.

Interviews may be requested by the candidate and/or by the Honors Concentration Coordinator as a condition for admission. 

Applications and recommendation forms should be received by March 2, 2015.  All applications with letters of recommendation received by March 2, 2015, will be evaluated and responded to by the end of March. Please note that we are a highly competitive program.

After acceptance, course interest forms will be sent by email. Students will be enrolled in courses in the order that their interest forms are received.

Note to Families

In the spirit of fostering reponsibility and independence in our future Honors students, we believe that contact should come directly from students.

Accepted Students Reception

The Rowan University Honors Accepted Students reception is scheduled for mid-April 2015.


All Honors correspondence is conducted by email. If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact us at