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Fall Classes Start September 3

Tuition & Fees (Gloucester)

​​​​​​​​​​​​Payment Due Dates​

Fall 2024
Due August 7, 2024

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(Effective September 2023)

​​A) Tuition
​Per Credit
Gloucester and Cumberland County residents​
​Out-of-County residents   
$​148 (1)

Rowan Partnerships Online (Gloucester)
High School Option (HSOP) 
*cost per credit, no fees, no limit on the number of courses
High School Dual Option   
**$50.00/credit with no fees for classes taken at HS, if taken at RCSJ pay HSOP rate
Partnership Agreements  
***Discount on tuition and per credit fees only
​Senior Citizens 
****Discount on tuition only
100% discount****
​Out-of-County Veterans
Charged in-county rate

​B) Required Fees 
​Per Credit
​General Service Fee 
​$42 (2)
​​​Capital Fee  
$2 (3)
​Admin System Fee
$2 (9)
​Laptop​Cost pass-through, $600-800 (8)

​​C) Other Fees
​Per Each
Graduation Fee  
Payment Plan Fee (Gloucester)
Transcripts – Standard Processing
$5/request plus pass-through
​Transcripts – Expedited Processing
​$10/request plus pass-through
​Transcripts- Same Day Processing
​Replacement Diploma
​Selective Admissions Entrance Exam
​Cost pass-through + $30 administration (4)
​Selective Admissions Late Registration/Reschedule
​Lexis-Nexis Annual Fee
​Cost pass-through currently $40 per year (4)
​CCMA – Phlebotomy & EKG (Gloucester)
​Cost pass-through currently $180 per class
​CCMA – Medical Assistant (Gloucester)
​Cost pass-through currently $220 per class
Other Standardized Tests
​cost pass-through + $30 administration (4)
​Accuplacer Challenge Fee
Nursing, Allied Health, Health Professions
​$1,750 per semester
​Radiography Program Fee (Cumberland)
​$1750 per semester
Automotive Technology (Gloucester)
(beginning 2nd academic term)
​$1,250 per semester
Stop &/or Reissue Check Fee 
​Cost pass-through + $30 administrative fee  
​Returned Check Fee
​Cost pass-through + $30 administrative fee
​Reissue NMT Badge (Gloucester)
​Cost pass-through (currently $10)
​ID card replacement fee (lost cards) 
​Liability Insurance (N/AH students only) 
​Cost pass-through (5)
​Portfolio Assessment for Prior Learning

​​D) Gloucester Course Fees
These course fees are in accordance with programs listed in the College Catalog.
Fee Category
Courses Included
​Materials Fee - Computer laboratory  
​Materials Fee - Art (some courses)
Civil Engineering, Drafting, Computer Graphic Arts 
​Materials Fee – Auto Tech, Science 

​Materials Fee – BIO 215, BIO 221
​F​First Day Digital Books (Some Courses)
​Cost pass-through (6)
Currently $43.75-$129 per course
​Lab Fee – 1 Contact

 ​Lab Fee – 2 Contacts

​Lab Fee – 3 Contacts

​Materials Fee – DMS 106, DMS 210, DMS 221​$50.00
​Curriculum Review Fee
​Online Program Delivery Fee 
​Quickbooks Certification
Fee – BUS 207
​Materials Fee – BIO 212
(Wetlands Institute)
​Honors Research Lab Fee – BIO 230

​​D) Cumberland Course Fees
These course fees are in accordance with programs listed in the College Catalog.
Fee Category
Courses Included
​Materials Fee - Art Studio (Per Credit)
​Materials Fee - Science
​DApplied Music​$230.00​
​EForeign Language (Per Credit)​​$10.00
​F​First Day Digital Books
​Cost pass-through (6)
Currently $43.75-$129 per course
Cumberland ​Lab Fee – 1 Contact 
Cumberland ​Lab Fee – 2 Contacts
Cumberland ​Lab Fee – 3 Contacts 
​Curriculum Review Fee

​​On-line Program Delivery Fee 
​Materials Fee – BI 203 Microbiology
Materials Fee – BI 221 Cell & Molecular Biology

Refund Schedule For Approved Withdrawals Only

For full-term courses only, students will receive a 100% refund prior to and during the first week of the semester; 0% will be refunded thereafter. 

For accelerated courses, see Administrative Procedure 6201 Student Payments, Delinquent Accounts, and Refunds for the refund schedule.

​Gloucester Parking Fines
​Fine Amount
​(1)    Parking in a fire lane or no parking zone
​(2)    Parking in a loading/visitor space beyond the time limit​$10
​(3)    Parking in a manner that creates a hazard​$10
​(4)    Parking in more than one parking space ​$10
​(5)    Parking in a designated space without a proper permit ​$25

Gloucester Office of ​Student Affairs Fines
​(1) Alcohol-Related Violations (Use or possession under prohibited circumstances) ​ ​First Violation ​$50
​Second Violation $100
​Third Violation $150
​(2) Illegal Drug-Related Violations* (Use or possession of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia) ​ ​First Violation ​$100
​Second Violation $200
​*For violations dealing with the manufacturing, sale, purchase or distribution of illegal drugs or controlled substances all first-time violations may result in expulsion.
(3) Other Violations (includes obstruction/disruption, failure to comply, and safety-related violations) ​ ​​First Violation $50
​Second Violation $100
​Third Violation $150

​Print Management Fee
(If exceeding number of free copies per semester)
​Per Page
​(Cumberland) Black Ink Page
​(Cumberland) Black Ink Page (duplex)
(Gloucester) Black Ink Page​$0.07
​(Gloucester) Color Ink Page

​Gloucester Library Fines
​Fine Rate
​Overdue Item
​$0.25/day (maximum of $10/item)
​Replacement​Cost of item + $5 processing/item
​Withdrawn Item (aka not being replaced)
​Cost of item 

(i.e. Amerifolio)

Cumberland Library Fines
​Fine Rate
​Overdue Books
​$0.10/day (up to replacement cost)
​Overdue CD-ROMs
$0.25/day (up to replacement cost)​
​Overdue DVDs/Videos
$0.25/day (up to replacement cost)​
​Overdue Reserve Materials
​Replacement​Cost of item + $5.45 processing/item
Replacement (Not In-Print) Book
$55.00 + $5.45 processing
​Replacement (Not In-Print) Video
​$30.00 + $5.45 processing



Out-of-county residents must apply for a Certificate of Residence (charge-back) from their home county as required by State statute 18A:64A-23 and 18A:64B-4. 


The General Service Fee, allocated for both non-salary and salary expenditures, is collected and used for services that will assist and serve students such as the library, academic support center, student affairs, athletics, student activities, etc.


The Capital Construction Fee is collected by the College for the purpose of addressing the asset renewal, maintenance, and restoration for student and academic facilities on campus.


Processing and administering of all standardized tests are charged for the actual cost to purchase the test (approximately $30 to $50 per test) plus a $30 fee to administer the test.​

Lexis-Nexis subscriptions are charged to the student at the actual cost of the subscription.  This cost is currently $40 per year.  This subscription is optional for paralegal students who desire off-campus access to Lexis-Nexis.


Liability insurance is mandated for all Nursing and Allied Health students.  The $50 assessment is a current estimate.  The actual fee will reflect the actual pass-through cost of insurance.


Digital books are offered in some courses and are provided by Barnes and Noble through the First Day program.  These digital books are charged to the student at the actual Barnes and Noble cost to the College.  The current cost of digital books being offered is $43.75 - $129. 


Dates for the partial refund period can be found on the “Add/Drop and Audit Withdrawal Dates" schedule that is listed on the College's website on the Registration page. These dates are semester-specific.


The laptop purchase program is to ensure all students have access to online access and delivery of programs.  The laptop purchase can be waived upon proof of ownership. The cost of the laptop is dependent on the program in which the student is enrolled.


The Admin System Fee is collected by the College for the purpose of implementing a new ERP system on both campuses.