Degree in 3

Degree in 3

Degree in 3 - Summers Free

Rowan University’s Degree in 3 program offers students a three-year, year-round degree pathway. The program allows students to earn free summer tuition, fees, and housing if they meet academic requirements. It also provides students with leadership opportunities, internships and/or research opportunities, and academic support workshops throughout students’ three years. 

The Degree in 3 – Summers Free program will save students approximately  $22,000 toward a bachelor’s degree—25% of what a degree would cost over a four-year period.

Eligible Students

(for new student eligibility, go to HERE)

Available to students in these majors:

  • Students must have and maintain a 2.75 or higher GPA.
  • Student must live on campus year round (fall, spring and summer).

For students entering the program at the start of Year 1(Incoming freshmen only):

  • Student must earn 40+ credits by the end of the summer semester between Year 1 & 2.
  • Student must earn 84+ credits by end of second summer semester between Year 2 & 3.          

For students admitted to Rowan University no earlier than Fall 2018 and entering the program at the start of Year 2 (Current and transfer students):      

  • Student enters during the fall semester with 40-50 credits  
  • Student must earn 84+ credits by end of summer semester between Year 2 & 3.

All students must meet with the program coordinator to determine whether the Degree in 3 program is appropriate for them.

Students may not enter the program beyond the beginning of Year 2.

Benefits

  • Students receive priority registration for fall and spring semesters.
  • Eighteenth credit during fall and spring semesters is included free of charge.
  • Summer housing, tuition and fees (up to 6 credits) are free (eligibility requirements apply).
  • Students are guaranteed free, air-conditioned summer housing.

The Degree in 3 program is designed to include the following credits:

  • Year 1 - Fall 18 credits, Spring 18 credits, Summer 6 credits
  • Year 2 - Fall 18 credits, Spring 18 credits, Summer 6 credits
  • Year 3 - Fall 18 credits, Spring 18 credits.

Additonal credits taken are the financial responsibility of the student.

*Books and other required course materials are not included. Meal plans are not included.  Additional exclusions may apply.

FAQs

For more information:

Contact Program Coordinator, Lori Ann Getler, at degreein3@rowan.edu.