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Glassboro State College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Glassboro State College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 15 and the fee for the application costs $65.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 15.

Glassboro State College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Glassboro State College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Mean SAT Score 1138
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 83%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 11%
Waitlist Yes

Considering Applying Early to Glassboro State College?

Rowan University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Rowan University

It is moderately difficult to get into Glassboro State College.

In 2021, Glassboro State College accepted 79% of all applicants, around 11,611 of the 14,747 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Glassboro State College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

In 2021, Glassboro State College waitlisted 563 students. Of those, 260 eventually got off the waitlist.

What Does Glassboro State College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Glassboro State College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Glassboro State College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Glassboro State College must submit the following items. Double check with Glassboro State College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Glassboro State College?

Students admitted to Glassboro State College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Rowan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 11.73%
3.50 and 3.74 15.94%
3.25 and 3.49 10.79%
3.00 and 3.24 11.26%
2.50 and 2.9 12.3%
2.00 and 2.49 1.94%

Glassboro State College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Glassboro State College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 83% of Glassboro State College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Glassboro State College?

To be competitive with other Glassboro State College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Glassboro State College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Glassboro State College student is 1138.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Glassboro State College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Glassboro State College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Glassboro State College?

To be most competitive at Glassboro State College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Glassboro State College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Glassboro State College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to Rowan University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Glassboro State College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is March 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Glassboro State College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Glassboro State College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Glassboro State College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Glassboro State College.

Does Glassboro State College accept transfer credits?

Glassboro State College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Glassboro State College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Glassboro State College?

Glassboro State College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Glassboro State College's acceptance rate?

Glassboro State College's acceptance rate is 79%.

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Glassboro State College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Glassboro State College? Glassboro State College is a somewhat selective institution. The Glassboro State College acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.



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Glassboro State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Glassboro State College is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Glassboro State College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Glassboro State College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


20 to 28


20 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Glassboro State College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Glassboro State College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Glassboro State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1230


Math SAT Range

510 - 620


Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1230 and Above


1030 to 1230


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Glassboro State College students is 1138. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Glassboro State College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Glassboro State College.

Glassboro State College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Glassboro State College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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