Q: Can I get credits for Advanced Placement courses?
Q: How do I request official transcripts from my previous college(s)?
A: Most colleges offer the ability to request your official transcripts online. Please visit your college’s website to follow their transcript request process. Please ensure that your transcript is sent to
Rowan College of South Jersey, Gloucester Campus(Some colleges may still have RCSJ listed as Gloucester County College)
RCSJ’s school code is: 006901.
Please have all transcripts sent to:
Admissions Office, RCSJ, 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
.Do not send your transcripts to Rowan University or Rowan College at Burlington County by mistake.
Q: Will my credits be accepted at RCSJ? Are there any time limits?
A: Most college-level courses from accredited institutions that apply to your degree program at RCSJ, with a grade of "Pass" or “C-” or higher will be accepted. Science courses that are older than 5 years may not be used to satisfy the requirements for some Health Science selective admissions programs. Other older courses will be reviewed on a
case-by-case basis for eligibility at the discretion of the Transfer Advisor and the Dean of the program.
Q: Why didn’t all my credits transfer?
A: Only credits that apply to your major at RCSJ will be transferred. Courses with grades below a
“C-” will not transfer. Credit hours for courses taken must also match the credit hours of the applicable course at RCSJ. It is advised that you meet with your Academic Advisor to review how any transferred credits may be used towards your degree requirements.
Q: I earned credits at a business/trade school. Will those credits transfer?
A: We are able to accept course credits from certificate granting institutions such as business, technical or vocational institutions, whose courses have been evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE) and have received an ACE course number. Please visit
to see if your institution and specific course have received this credit approval. All other courses from accredited academic institutions recognized by either the US Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) will be reviewed on a course-by-course basis for equivalency with our courses.
- Certificates earned through RCSJ Workforce Development may be eligible for credit transfer. Please visit
the Prior Learning Assessment website or see the Transfer Credit Advisor for specific details.
- Health Science majors at RCSJ may be eligible to receive block credits for a valid health License or Certificate towards their degree.
- Technical Studies majors may also be eligible to receive block credits for a prior Apprenticeship, corporate, industrial or military training with proof of completion, hours of program and ACE review. Please review with your academic advisor or the Transfer Advisor for eligible programs and requirements.
Q: Am I able to receive credit for prior learning experiences?
Q: How many credits can I transfer to RCSJ?
A: Up to 30 credits may be transferred to RSCJ. You must complete
30 credits at RSCJ to earn your Associate’s degree.
Q: Does my grade point average (GPA) transfer?
A: No. You start with a new GPA of
0.0 at RCSJ.
Q: How will I know which credits have transferred?
A: Students will be emailed their Transfer Credit Evaluation form showing the credits approved for transfer. Please allow
at least 2 weeks to receive your transfer credit evaluation results. If you have any questions regarding your evaluation or would like to appeal the evaluation, please contact the Transfer Evaluator listed on the evaluation form.
Q: I’m transferring from a college on the quarter system. Will I be able to transfer any credits?
A: Yes. However, quarter credits are only worth 2/3 of a typical RCSJ course. For example, a 3.0 credit quarter hour class equates to 2.0 semester hour credits at RCSJ. Additional quarter credit hours can be combined, if available, to satisfy the credit difference.
Q: I am a military veteran. Will I receive any transfer credit for my experience?
A: Yes. An official DD-214 form for discharged veterans will be granted 1 credit for the HPE 113 (Physical Fitness Activities) course. Official Joint Services or College of the Air Force transcripts may also be submitted with a Transfer of College Credit Request form to our Admissions office for evaluation. Credits will be awarded for courses applicable to your intended major.
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Q: If I’m currently enrolled at another school and just want to take a few courses at RCSJ to transfer back to my school, how do I apply and register so I can take some classes?
A: You would apply online as a Visiting student at
. There is a 2-step application and registration process that must be completed in order to register for classes. Visiting students are limited to 16 total credits at RCSJ and are not eligible for financial aid.
Q: Can I receive credit for standardized testing, such as CLEP or DSST?
A: Yes, we offer both tests in our Testing Center, and will allow test scores to be evaluated for transfer credit. For more information and to view the credit equivalencies please visit our
Testing for Credit
Q: How do I receive transfer credit for completing the Gloucester County Police & Fire Academies?
A: Complete the
Transfer of College Credits Request Form
and submit with a copy of your Academy completion certificate to our admissions office to have an evaluation completed. Credits are only applicable to Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement degrees at RCSJ.
Q: How do I transfer international credits?