Rowan College at Burlington County

Take Advantage of Spring Ahead!

Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) offers high school seniors the opportunity to take part in its popular Spring Ahead program, which allows students to get a head start on applying and registering for classes. Seniors who have submitted a RCBC application and taken the one of the required entrance tests (Accuplacer, SAT, ACT) are invited to the attend the spring trip to RCBC where you will get a tour and register for your courses.
Learn more about RCBC Spring Ahead hereor watch the Spring Ahead Pre-Recorded Virtual Information Session below.
Dates for Class of 2021

November 17 & 18, 2020 - Virtual Information Sessions from 11:30am-12pm
December 31, 2020 - must apply* to RCBC by this date to be eligible to take the Accuplacer Placement Test in February.  

February 9, 2021 - Accuplacer Placement Test at BRHS from 8am-10am
April 20, 2021 - Visit RCBC and register for Fall 2021 classes; an all day event, transportation provided. (In the meantime, you can click here to take a virtual tour!)

For any questions, or to sign up for RCBC Spring Ahead, please contact your guidance counselor.
  • Register at
  • Click on Apply to RCBC online
  • "Are you currently a High School student who is interested in enrolling in RCBC courses while still in High School?"  Click NO (because you will not be in high school in August/September 2021)
  • Continue to click NO for the remaining questions.  It will lead you to the maroon “Apply Now” icon.

Start completing your financial aid information at The deadline is June 1st. RCBC’s Federal School Code: 007730.
The State of New Jersey requires all institutions of higher education to assess all entering students for proficiency in reading, writing, computation and elementary algebra. 

Students whom have met the following benchmarks on the SAT, ACT, PARCC exam, or Specific Prior College Coursework are not required to take the ACCUPLACER exam:


  • Prior to March 2016 students with scores of: Math Score of 540 or higher and a Critical Reading Score of 530 or higher
  • After March 2016 students with scores of: Math Score of 500 or better and a Evidence Based Reading and Writing Score of 450 or better.  



  • MATH PARCC score of 4 or 5 
  • ENGLISH PARCC score of 4 or 5 



  • Students with ACT scores of 23 or higher in Reading and 20 or higher in Math are not required to take the ACCUPLACER exam.


Prior College

  • Students who have taken college-level English and Math courses with a grade of a C or higher are not required to take the ACCUPLACER exam.
**Due to COVID-19, RCBC will be offering free online placement testing that applicants can take in the comfort of their own home.