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International Undergraduate Student Application Process

 

Rowan University welcomes applications from international students from around the world. The International Center (IC) provides guidance for students seeking F1 status. Our staff is available to assist admitted international students with obtaining the necessary documents for their visas and their entry to the US.

You must complete a two-part application process to apply to Rowan University. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Part 1 – Complete the Academic Application Requirements:

 

FRESHMEN (First year students)

1. Application - Common Application (Includes $65 Application Fee)

Please read INSTRUCTIONS before completing the application.

2. Official Secondary School Transcripts

Original or certified copies of official transcripts indicating grades AND diploma/graduation certificate. If not in English, the transcript must be accompanied by an English translation.

3. Foreign Credential Evaluation

Required if submitting a transcript from a non-U.S. school

4. Two Letters of Recommendation

5. English Proficiency Test (TOEFL or IELTS)

6. Additional Requirements:

  • Engineering majors: Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores or the American College Test (ACT) scores is required.
  • Fine and Performing Arts Majors: Audition or Portfolio Review is required.

TRANSFER – (Transferring credits from a US or foreign institution)

1. Application - Rowan Online Application (Includes $65 Application Fee)

2. Official Transcripts:

  • College/University Transcripts

(Original or certified copies of official transcripts from ALL schools attended. If not in English, the transcript must be accompanied by an English translation)

  • Official Secondary School Transcript (if earned fewer than 24 university-level credits when applying)

(Original or certified copies of official transcripts indicating grades AND diploma/graduation certificate. If not in English, the transcript must be accompanied by an English translation.)

3. Foreign Credential Evaluation

Required if submitting a transcript from a non-U.S. school

4. English Proficiency Test (TOEFL or IELTS)

5. Additional Requirements:

  • Engineering majors: Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores or the American College Test (ACT) scores is required.
  • Fine and Performing Arts Majors: Audition or Portfolio Review is required.

Special note for F-1 students already studying in the US: If you have completed English Composition I & II at a US university, you are not required to take the TOEFL or IELTS.

All forms, transcripts, and other application materials must be submitted in English to:

Rowan University
Admissions Office Attn: Melinda Ballengee
Robinson Hall 117
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028

Email: internationalapplicants@rowan.edu

Fax: 856-256-4430

Part 2: Complete the I-20 Application

All F-1 applicants must complete an I-20 Application. We encourage you to begin the I-20 Application immediately after submitting the Academic Application. Upon academic acceptance, your I-20 application will be processed.

All forms and documents must be submitted to:

Mailing Address:
Rowan University
International Center – Robinson 117
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028
U.S.A.

Email:rowanic@rowan.edu

Fax: 856-256-5676

 

Approved Foreign Credential Evaluation Agencies
(as of 02/06/2014)

There are two types of foreign credential evaluation, please select the appropriate type applies to you.

All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a credential evaluation agency. If the transcript is from a U.S. secondary school, college, or university, no foreign credential evaluation is required. Rowan University will accept transcript evaluations provided by the three agencies listed below. Please contact them directly.

World Education Services, Inc. (WES)
Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, New York 10113- 0745
Website: www.wes.org

Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (ECE)
PO Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
Website: www.ece.org

Josef Silney & Associates
7101 SW 102 Avenue
Miami, FL 33173
Website: www.jsilny.com