Out-of-State Applicants

State Authorization

Rowan Global academic programs are designed to help our students attain the credentials needed to reach their personal and professional goals in a way that accommodates their busy schedules. Rowan Global Learning & Partnerships also offers graduate and undergraduate degree completion programs on Rowan University's conveniently located Glassboro and Camden, NJ campuses as well as several off-campus locations in the Southern New Jersey region. Visit our Academic Programs page to learn more about our program and course offerings.

Enrolling in one of the programs below? If yes, then this affects you.
At Rowan University, distance education programs include:

  • 100% online or hybrid (combination of online and face-to-face class instruction) programs
  • Online programs with field experiences, practica, externships, internships

Rowan University Disclosure of Compliance

Rowan University is required to comply with state and federal laws regarding the delivery of distance education. Effective May 3rd, 2017, Rowan University has been approved as a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) member institution and can offer distance education courses and programs to residents of other SARA member states without pursuing state-by-state compliance.

Exception: California, Florida, Massachusetts, and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

  • Rowan University has individual state authorization agreements with California and Florida approving us to offer online programs to students who reside in these states.
  • Students who reside in either Massachusetts or CNMI can inquire for more information from Rowan Global Learning and Partnerships Student Services by emailing globalstudent@rowan.edu.

New Jersey Participation in State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has approved New Jersey as a member state to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). More information about this relationship can be found on the NJ Department of Higher Education website.


State Approvals

To learn if we are currently accepting students from your state, please browse the list below.

  • If your state is marked with yes, then we are currently able to accept students from your state.
  • If your state is marked with no, then unfortunately we are unable to accept students who are residents of the following due to the state's distance learning institution authorization regulations.

Search by any or all of the following filters:

State Are we currently able to accept students from this state?
Alabama Yes
Alaska Yes
Arizona Yes
Arkansas Yes
California Yes
Colorado Yes
Connecticut Yes
Delaware Yes
Florida Yes
Georgia Yes
Hawaii Yes
Idaho Yes
Illinois Yes
Indiana Yes
Iowa Yes
Kansas Yes
Kentucky Yes
Louisiana Yes
Maine Yes
Maryland Yes
Massachusetts No
Michigan Yes
Minnesota Yes
Mississippi Yes
Missouri Yes
Montana Yes
Nebraska Yes
Nevada Yes
New Hampshire Yes
New Jersey Yes
New Mexico Yes
New York Yes
North Carolina Yes
North Dakota Yes
Ohio Yes
Oklahoma Yes
Oregon Yes
Pennsylvania Yes
Rhode Island Yes
South Carolina Yes
South Dakota Yes
Tennessee Yes
Texas Yes
Utah Yes
Vermont Yes
Virginia Yes
Washington Yes
Washington D.C. Yes
West Virginia Yes
Wisconsin Yes
Wyoming Yes