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30 College Credit Program

What is the 30 Credit Diploma?

A 30 Credit Diploma is a certification for a State-Issued High School Diploma for those that wish to obtain their high school diploma through a local higher education institution. Rowan College at Burlington County offers residents the opportunity to complete their diploma locally through either a part-time or full-time basis.

While in the program, student will complete 30 general education credits leading to a degree. Developmental college course and courses that receive lower than a C or 2.0 will not count toward the requirement. Those that complete the program will receive a State-Issued High School Diploma and Diploma Verification Letter.

Students who wish to complete the 30 credit diploma must meet the following criteria:

  • No longer attending High School
  • New Jersey Resident
  • Must be at least 16 years of age*

*students who are under the age of 16 may be given special consideration by the Commissioner, who otherwise meet all State High School graduation requirements.


Application Process - To view our Non-Degree Seeking Admissions Page, click here.

  • Please complete the RCBC Admissions Application, can be completed online at no cost
  • Within 1-3 days students will receive an email with their Student ID
  • Meet with an academic advisor at any of our four locations to review your requirements and choose courses
  • Register for your courses with the Office of Registration

For more information about the New Jersey State Department of Education’s Certification for a State-Issued High School diploma, please visit http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/adulted/30ccapp.htm

Please contact our Admissions Counselor for more information:

Ana Estevez
(609) 894-9311, ext. 1031