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Selective Admissions

Welcome to Selective Admissions at Gloucester!

​​​​Selective admissions describe programs in which the applicant must meet additional admissions criteria beyond general acceptance to the College and submit a separate application (portfolio) for their program of choice. Each program accepts one cohort of students per academic year.

RCSJ, Gloucester currently offers eight selective admissions programs in various academic divisions:

​Nursing & Health Professions​​​
​Career and Technical Edu​cation
​Nursing, Generic RN
​Automotive Technology (Ford ASSET)
Veterinary Technology​
​Nursing, LPN-RN Track

​Diagnostic Medical Sonography

​Nuclear Medicine Technology

​Physical Therapist Assistant

​Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Check out each program page using the navigation bar on the left! Each program page will tell you a bit about the program, upcoming information sessions, and will house the admissions handbooks and portfolio materials for the next cohort.




​​​​​​​​​​Contact Us!

​Hours of Operation​

​​Email: [email protected]

Phone: (856) 415-2209

If you are looking to start or continue your educational journey, now is the time.
Summer Classes Start May 13
Fall Classes Start September 3

How do I apply?

Step One: General Admissions

  • ​New student? Complete the general admissions application here.
    • AAS Health Science major recommended for Nursing & Health Professions programs
    • Pre-Automotive Technology recommended for the Ford ASSET (Automotive Technology) program
    • AA Liberal Arts​ major recommended for students interested in Veterinary Technology
  • Send final high school completion credentials to Admissions office
  • Send official college transcripts to Admissions office (if applicable)
  • Take the RCSJ Placement Test (AccuPlacer) or provide criteria for exemption
  • All applicants must demonstrate college level placement in reading, writing, and math before portfolio submission

​Step Two: Meet Ranking Requirements

  • Ranking requirements are unique to each programs
  • Ranking criteria typically includes a standardized exam, a science course, and a combination of either a math course or GPA requirement
  • Admissions ranking criteria is non-negotiable
  • All applicants must meet at least the minimum score or letter grade in each area to be considered eligible
  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance

​Step Three: Assemble Portfolio and Submit!

  • Download your program's admissions packet and portfolio instructions from the program page.
  • Attend information session for your program​ of choice - offered monthly through application cycle
  • ​Print Section III of the admissions packet (2024 LPN-RN Track and PTA) or 2024 Portfolio (all other programs) and complete all required forms
  • Compile all required documentation in a large manila envelope, including additional copies of college transcripts
  • Submit to the Admissions office by the posted deadline!