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Notice: The Final LPN –RN track Cohort Winter 2021.

In July of 2019 Rowan College of Gloucester County merged with Cumberland County College. ​Thereby creating a new name of Rowan College of South Jersey.
As a result of the merger, the New Jersey State Board of Nursing has required a combined Nursing program between the two campuses. Pending approval of the new curriculum from the Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the new program is anticipated to be implemented in fall of 2021.
Future LPN-RN tracks are on hold. Prospective candidates are eligible to apply to the revised generic track curriculum for fall of 2021.​​​


General Application and Admission Information

Interested in applying to the Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse program(s)?

  • Do you have a min. overall GPA of 2.5? 
  • Have a High school diploma or a GED? 
  • Meet the prerequisites or eligibility to register for Anatomy & Physiology (A&P)? 
  • Completed all basic skills courses as required by the Accuplacer test? ​

A completed RCSJ-Cumberland Application must be received by Admissions prior to submitting an activation form. If applicable, transcripts from any College/University OTHER than Rowan College of South Jersey you have attended or are currently attending must also be submitted to Admissions.  

Activation deadlines are as follows:​

Future LPN-RN tracks are on hold. Prospective candidates are eligible to apply to the revised generic track curriculum for fall of 2021.

The RCSJ-Cumberland Nursing Program only accepts admissions into each program once per year. Further information can be obtained by looking at the program handbooks and by calling the Nursing Department (ext. 1304) or Admissions (ext. 1220)

Entrance Exam

Please visit the testing center.

Admissions Information

RCSJ-Cumberland offers the opportunity for those interested in allied health programs to learn about the program and academic requirements, deadlines and how to improve your chances of being admitted into one of our selective  admissions programs like Nursing and Radiography.  
To learn more about the options that RCSJ-Cumberland has to offer please attend an Healthcare Career Information Session. Click here​ to RSVP for a Healthcare Career Info session.  



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