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Frequently Asked Questions

We know that the admissions process can be daunting. To help you get the answers you need, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions.

We’re here to help you! If you have additional questions that are not answered below, please contact us. We are excited to hear from you and look forward to helping you make the best decisions for your future.

Once you submit your application to RowanGSBS, you will be contacted weekly with a status update on your application and if any items are missing. If you still have a question or concern about a particular item, please email us. 

If you have not yet applied but are starting to send items such as test scores or transcripts, we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible. The process of tracking and confirming if we have received documents is seamless with a submitted application.

No, we cannot accept faxed transcripts or letters of recommendation. All transcripts must be official and therefore sent directly from the issuing institution. Some schools participate in electronic submission of official transcripts which can be sent to our email directly from the issuing school. Letters of recommendation can be sent via mail or email. If they are sent via email, please be sure it is sent on official company letterhead with an original signature (not a typed name) and come directly from the letter writer’s official business email address.
Yes, Students with credentials from a foreign institution must have that credential evaluated by a NACES approved evaluating agency at the time of application. Evaluation must indicate that the student has earned the equivalent of at least a U.S. Bachelor’s degree.
No, there is no on-campus housing. However, there are many affordable apartment complexes within walking distance, please view our housing section.

International students are eligible to apply for any Master's or Doctoral program, but are NOT eligible to apply for any certificate programs. 

Our Master of Science in Molecular Pathology and Immunology program presents a significant travel challenge for international students. The program is hosted on two campuses, which are a distance away from each other, so we do not recommend applying for this program unless:

  • You own an automobile. 
  • Have a valid USA driver's license at the time of arrival to the United States.
To plan for your semester, check out the 2020-2021 academic calendar. The calendar includes important dates such as when classes begin and end, holidays, drop/add periods, and more.