FAQs

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Where is Rosemont College located?

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Rosemont College is located just 11 miles from Center City Philadelphia. Rosemont’s “Main Line” location is walking distance to rail transport that connects to the entire metropolitan area. The College’s suburban setting offers a secure environment that allows our community of learners to grow as individuals while discovering their hidden talents.

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What are admissions requirements for a first-time student?

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Rosemont is a moderately selective college. As such, it is important that we are confident that you have the academic skills to achieve success in the classroom at Rosemont. Your GPA (grade point average,) the quality of the curriculum you studied in high school, standardized test scores (SAT or ACT), admissions essay and letter of recommendation will be reviewed during the admissions process.

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At what intercollegiate athletics level does Rosemont participate?

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Rosemont College participates at the NCAA Division III level. The Ravens athletics teams are members of the Colonial States Athletic Conference. Our athletics program is growing rapidly. Men's lacrosse and women’s soccer will debut in the 2011-2012 academic year, and bring the total number of sports offered at Rosemont College to 13. Athletics Site

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What is there to do when I am not in class or studying?

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There is plenty to do at Rosemont and surrounding areas. With many different clubs and activities there is always something going on.

Just a few of our many clubs include: RamSquad (Dance Team), Jest and Gesture (theater club), and Thorn (literary club). Also students who share similar interests may start their own clubs.

Just hang around campus and there’s plenty going on: Family Weekend, a Richie Lam concert, RAC Clash of the Classes and Poppin’ Friday featuring Maui Wowi smoothies at the Grind and a seemingly unlimited amount of Ravens athletics events to attend!

Rosemont sponsors off-campus event as well, such as a bus trip to Manhattan or an opportunity to see the Philadelphia Union soccer team.

Philadelphia and its surrounding area offers things to do for all your tastes. Whether it’s going to a professional sports event, attending a play in one of Philly’s opulent theaters, visiting historic sites such as Independence Hall or Valley Forge, or dining out on Penn’s Landing, you’ll get the true Philadelphia experience.

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Can I study abroad?

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Yes! Rosemont College encourages all of its students to expand their learning horizons.

Rosemont College partners with The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Academic Programs International (API), and Cultural Experiences Abroad for semester abroad programs. We offer several short-term study abroad opportunities in the summer to Italy, Spain, Ireland, and Ecuador. Some of our classes even include study abroad components involving ten-day trips during the fall and spring breaks.

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When are your application and enrollment deadlines?

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December 1: For consideration of admission to the Drexel Medicine Early Assurance Agreement Program.

January 1: File must be complete for consideration for Honor’s admission.

February 1: Recommended file completion deadline for all applicants.

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Are there scholarships available through the college?

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Rosemont College offers merit based scholarships for our undergraduate students. The amount of scholarship awarded varies based on SAT/ACT scores and high school GPA (grade point average.)

There are also Rosemont grants available for students who demonstrate sufficient financial need through the FAFSA process.

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