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Admission

ADMISSION WITH FRESHMAN STATUS

degree candidates with freshman status are admitted each year for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

体育平台an application for admission may be obtained by emailing or calling:

Office of Enrollment Management and Admission
Bloomfield College
1 Park Place
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
748-9000, Ext. 1230
Fax: (973) 748-0916
Email: admission@saskfeat.com.

Applications are also available online at www.saskfeat.com/apply.

applicants should feel free to address questions to the office of enrollment management and admission at any time. all candidates are encouraged to visit the college for a personal interview and a tour of the campus.

体育平台freshman candidates must submit the following forms and credentials to the office of enrollment management and admission:

  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. A $40 non-refundable application fee made payable to Bloomfield College.
  3. An official transcript of all high school work completed, including courses, grades and rank in class if applicable. Candidates should direct their Guidance Department to forward transcripts directly to the Office of Enrollment Management and Admission. Normally, transcripts must indicate the completion or expected completion of at least fourteen academic units, which should include: English, mathematics, history, and laboratory science. Foreign language is strongly recommended but not required.
  4. Two letters of recommendations from a guidance counselor or teacher.
  5. An essay or personal statement.

in addition to the above required application materials, the following are optional materials that the admissions committee will consider in reviewing applications

  1. Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT-I) or American College Test (ACT) scores (optional). Bloomfield College continues to consider only the critical reading and math sections of the SAT and/or ACT exams in admission decisions. You can obtain information about SAT/ACT test dates from your high school Guidance Department.
  2. Interview is strongly recommended.

FRESHMAN ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

the educational opportunity fund (eof) program is a comprehensive support program funded by the state of new jersey that provides academic and financial assistance for new jersey residents to attend college. the program targets students from academically and financially challenged backgrounds who show academic promise and have a desire to succeed.

体育平台to be considered for the eof program, a student must provide appropriate information and meet certain criteria:

  • Must submit a Bloomfield College application, high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a personal essay. SAT/ACT scores are optional. Complete the EOF supplemental application at www.saskfeat.com/eof
  • Must be a legal resident of New Jersey for at least one year.
  • Must be from a low-income family demonstrating historic poverty and meet the financial guidelines established by the State of New Jersey.
  • Must be interviewed by the EOF Admission Counselor.
  • Must participate in an intense five-week residential summer program if accepted to the program.

ADMISSION WITH TRANSFER STATUS

degree candidates with transfer status are admitted each year for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

体育平台transfer applicants who have met the gpa requirement and completed more than 15 college level credits are not required to submit high school transcripts.

体育平台transcripts of prior collegiate work are evaluated by the office of advising and registration. in general, only courses for which a grade of c (or its equivalent) or better earned will be considered for transfer credit. the bloomfield college gpa is based solely on courses taken at this institution, while credits are transferable the gpa is not. remedial course credits and english as a second language credits will not be transferable.

Bloomfield College accepts credit for transfer from institutions approved by the American Council of Education and listed in Accredited Institutions of Postsecondary Education. 体育平台These courses must be similar in nature or content to those offered by Bloomfield College. Any questions concerning the evaluation of these courses are referred to the appropriate division chairperson for review and/or acceptance.

体育平台students from institutions not accredited by the above agencies will receive credit upon recommendation of the appropriate division chairperson and completion of six courses at bloomfield college with a cumulative gpa index of 2.0 or better.

DIRECT TRANSFER PROGRAM

candidates with a.a., a.s., a.a.s./rn (only for students seeking bsn), b.a., b.s., or m.a., degrees from regionally accredited institutions will have the general education courses of the approved transfer programs accepted by the college as stated in the

nj transfer articulation agreement. grades accepted in the major are subject to a minimum grade requirement. this program presupposes that a candidate has received the degree with a cumulative average of 2.0 or better. students who have not received a degree will be considered on an individual basis. it should be noted that because of program requirements and course cycling, the

college cannot guarantee that those who enter with junior standing will complete degree requirements in two years.

NEW JERSEY TRANSFER

bloomfield college is a participating institution in new jersey transfer, an online program that provides detailed information on articulation agreements and course equivalences for new jersey’s two-year and four-year colleges. students enrolled at or planning to attend, a new jersey community college can plan a seamless transfer into bloomfield college by choosing a program of study and selecting courses that have been pre-approved for transfer. for more information visit .

ADMISSION FOR ADULT/ NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS

an adult student is one that is 25 years of age or above at the start of their first term. this includes first-time freshmen that have acquired a high school diploma or ged and students transferring from another two or four-year college or university. the admission procedure at bloomfield college is more flexible for adult/non-traditional applicants. freshmen applicants are not required to submit sat or act scores, nor is it necessary for adult applicants to provide recommendations from high school teachers or a guidance counselors. the acceptance of freshmen adult students is based primarily on verification of a high school transcript/diploma or ged (with scores), postsecondary activities and achievements, results of a mandatory interview with an admission counselor, and assessment of a required essay. adult/non-traditional transfer students are evaluated using the criteria described under the

体育平台admission with transfer status section.

ADMISSION TO CAT AND NURSING MAJORS

for information about the cat and nursing majors see pages 85 and 133 respectively.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

体育平台bloomfield college welcomes academically qualified international students. an international student is a non-immigrant who usually enters the u.s. on a student visa (f1) or an exchange visa (j1). all international students must complete the application form. they must also complete special international student supplement forms available from the office of enrollment management and admission.

the bloomfield college admission process for international students is as follows:

  • Submit an application for admission (including the $40.00 (USD) application fee) made payable to Bloomfield College.
  • Provide official documents that certify the equivalent of a U.S. high school education. If you are a transfer student from another college, you must also send official college transcripts. If your high school or college-level course work was completed outside of the U.S., these transcripts must be evaluated at your own expense by World Education Services (WES). For college-level courses, the translation must be completed on a course-by-course basis.
  • Applicants’ whose native language is not English must submit results of the Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test, or 79 for the internet-based test; or completion of APIEL level #3 is required. U.S. Embassies and Consulates have information about these tests so your scores can be sent directly to us from the testing organization.

In addition, Items 4-5 are required of students already in the United States:

  • Submit copies of I-20 Forms from all U.S. institutions previously attended (if applicable).
  • Submit a copy of a visa and an unexpired I-94 Form.

For more information please visit our international webpage at www.saskfeat.com/international.

Obtaining the Form I-20 for issuance of a student visa:

bloomfield college is required by the united states immigration and naturalization service to determine that international applicants have sufficient financial resources to cover their expenses while studying in the united states. in order to receive your i-20 form, you must complete the bloomfield college form i-20 application with proof of your ability to pay for all education and living expenses. documentation of sufficient funds to cover the educational and living expenses for the duration of study is required to obtain a student visa. required documents include a notarized affidavit

体育平台of support, bank statements, proof of income (employer letter, pay stub, etc.) as well as a copy of your passport.

ADMISSION TO ACCELERATED RN/BSN PROGRAM

体育平台rn/bsn program offers adult students the opportunity to complete courses and certificate programs at a fast pace. courses are run in 7-week sessions, and students may complete as many as 12 courses during a 12-month period.

Admission Requirements:

RN/BSN Degree Program

all adults, 23 years of age and older, who have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and documentation of consistent and relevant work experience will be considered for admission. to apply, please:

  • Apply online at http://saskfeat.com/apply
  • Have an official high school transcript or GED sent to the Office of Enrollment Management and Admission
  • Have official transcripts of previous college work, if any, sent to the Office Enrollment Management and Admission
  • RN/BSN Degree Program Candidates must meet requirements for certificates as listed and additional requirements on page 136.

ADMISSION TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Types of Admission Decisions:

Regular 体育平台– student meets all standards for admission, gains full matriculation.

Deferred 体育平台– the student does not meet the standard for admission – needs to send additional materials.

Non-Matriculated 体育平台– the student does not meet the standard for admission-can take two courses as a non-matriculated student and will be reviewed upon completion

of the courses. A student who passes both courses with a grade of B or higher will be admitted as matriculating students upon completion of the two courses. A student who does not earn a grade of B or higher must leave the program after completion of two courses.

Rejection – the student does not meet the standard for admission under any of the other three categories of admission.

Master of Science in Accounting–Admission requirements

体育平台applicants for admission to the program must meet the following criteria:

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in accounting

  • GMAT minimum score of 450 for applicants with an accounting degree

or

  • GMAT +(200 x GPA) of 1000 or higher

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in a non-accounting business degree, non-business field

  • GMAT minimum score of 450 for applicants with an accounting degree

or

  • GMAT +(200 x GPA) of 1000 or higher
  • Prerequisite courses completed follows: -Non-accounting degree:

cost accounting taxation i

intermediate accounting i and ii auditing

体育平台-non-business degree: cost accounting taxation i

体育平台intermediate accounting i and ii auditing

business law microeconomics macroeconomics statistics introduction to finance

International Applicants

  • GMAT minimum score of 450 for applicants with an accounting degree

or

  • GMAT +(200 x GPA) of 1000 or higher
  • TOEFL score of 550 or higher on the paper-based test, 213 or higher on the computer-based test, 79 or higher on the Internet-based test
  • Prerequisite courses completed (determined by degree)

For applicants with a bachelor’s degree plus a CPA or CFA, the GMAT exam is waived.

For applicants with a master's or doctoral degree, the GMAT exam is waived but prerequisite courses must be completed.

  • Prerequisite courses: Cost Accounting Taxation I

intermediate accounting i and ii auditing

business law microeconomics macroeconomics statistics introduction to finance

For Bloomfield College alumni of the BS in Accounting program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, the GMAT exam is waived.

it is suggested that applicants with a bachelor's degree in accounting, a non-account-ing field, or a non-business field and inter-national applicants take the gmat exam. however, in lieu of the gmat exam, a student may be enrolled on a probationary basis for no more than two courses.

achievement of at least a b in both courses may be substituted for the gmat score.

Master of Fine Arts–Admission requirements

  • A B.A., B.S., or B.F.A. Degree;
  • An essay describing the personal arts practices;
  • An e-portfolio or personal website (portfolio review for all disciplines);
  • A current Curricula Vitae;
  • An interview by phone or Skype;
  • 3 recommendations from supervisors, teachers, and/or co-workers;
  • Short-list candidates come in March for a personal interview;
  • Accepted students notified by the first week of April.

Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education–Admission requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 60 or more credits in the liberal arts or sciences, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended);
  • Two professional letters of recommendation from supervisors, teachers, or co-workers;
  • A personal statement describing the applicant’s philosophy of education and reasons for applying to this gradu-ate program at Bloomfield College (between 250-500 words);
  • Professional resume/Curriculum Vitae;
  • Current NJ teacher certification(s)

if applicable;

  • The Test Of English as a Foreign

体育平台language (toefl) with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test or completion of apiel level #3 is required for applicants whose native language is not english;

  • Candidates will be interviewed by the faculty.

Master of Arts in Special Education–Admission requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 60 or more credits in the liberal arts or sciences, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended);
  • Two professional letters of recommendation from supervisors, teachers, or co-workers;
  • Personal statement describing the applicant’s philosophy of education and reasons for applying to this graduate program at Bloomfield College (between 250-500 words);
  • Professional resume/Curriculum Vitae;
  • Current NJ teacher certification(s)

in special education;

  • The Test Of English as a Foreign

language (toefl) with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test or completion of apiel level #3 is required for applicants whose native language is not english;

  • Candidates will be interviewed by the faculty.

BS/MS in Accounting–Admission requirements

applicants for admission to the five-year bs/ms in accounting program must meet the following criteria: individuals currently enrolled at bloomfield college:

  • Must be an Accounting major;
  • Must have freshman, sophomore, or first-semester junior standing;
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher;
  • Must have grades of B or higher in ACC 201 and ACC 204;
  • Must submit the Five-Year BS/MS in Accounting application (available on the Portal under the Registrar Department, Documents section), including a letter of recommendation from a Bloomfield College faculty member other than the Accounting Program Coordinator

体育平台individuals who are applying to bloom-field college as new freshman:

  • Must submit a completed undergraduate application, noting the BS/MS in Accounting as your area of interest
  • Must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0

individuals applying as transfer students:

  • Must have an Associate’s degree in Accounting*;
  • Must submit a completed undergraduate application, noting the BS/MS in Accounting as your area of interest;
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0;
  • Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in major courses;

体育平台*students who have not completed an associate’s degree in accounting may apply for the five-year bs/ms in accounting if they have completed intermediate accounting with a grade of b or higher.

NOTE 1: The GMAT is not required for admission to the five-year BS/MS in Accounting program.

NOTE 2: Students who do not meet BOTH of the following criteria must change their major to the BS in Accounting:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the end of the sophomore year
  • Grades of B or better in ACC 201 and ACC 204

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN POST-BACCALAUREATE TEACHER EDUCATION

individuals with a bachelor’s degree with

体育平台a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and at least 60 credits in the liberal arts are eligible for admission. to apply, please:

  • Complete the Graduate application
  • Mail application and application fee of $40 to:

office of enrollment management and admission bloomfield college

体育平台1 park place bloomfield, nj 07003

(Make checks payable to Bloomfield College)

  • Have official transcripts from all previous colleges sent to the Office of Enrollment Management and Admission
  • Submit an essay explaining why you

wish to become a teacher

once your application materials have been received, the teacher education advisor will contact you to arrange an interview and discuss the program in detail.

体育平台for more information about the accelerated program, please see page 273.

NOTIFICATION AND TUITION DEPOSIT

candidates normally receive official notification of admission decisions within two weeks of the completion of their files. the office of enrollment management and admission adheres to the policy of “rolling admissions”; that is, the committee on admission considers applicants as soon as it receives their required credentials. candi-dates accepted for full-time programs must submit an intent to enroll form and non-refundable tuition deposit by may 1st (fall semester) or december 15th (spring semester) to reserve space in the entering class. students who wish to live on-campus must submit an on-campus housing deposit and resident information form by may 1st.

体育平台priority for housing is given to students living outside of commuting distance.

体育平台students who deposit early and then decide not to enroll at bloomfield college can request a full refund by contacting the office of enrollment management and admission no later than may 1st (fall semester) or december 15th (spring semester). after the stated deadlines, no refunds will be granted.

PLACEMENT TESTS

all freshmen are required to take writing and mathematics placement tests for advising and registration purposes unless their sat score is a 550 or higher on the reading and writing and/or math sections or their act score is a 23 in the english and/or math sections which will opt them out of one or both tests. transfer students who have not successfully completed the required english/mathematics courses at their prior institutions will be required to take the appropriate placement test(s). test scores will expire after 2 years.

REACTIVATING AN APPLICATION

an acceptance decision is effective only for the semester for which the student is applying. if a student is accepted but chooses not to attend for that semester, the office or enrollment management and admission will retain the application for two years. within that period of time, students may request that their applications be reactivated. if a student has attended other institutions since the date of the last application, academic transcripts of this work must be submitted. after two years have elapsed, students will have to submit

a new application, supporting documents and application fee.

FORMER BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS

if a student discontinued his/her studies at bloomfield college and decides to re-enroll, the student must complete an application for reinstatement. the office of enrollment management and admission will process it within two weeks. former students who have been away for 3 or more years must submit a new admission application, proof of high school graduation, and/or official transcripts from any other college previously attended besides bloomfield college and application fee.

UNDERGRADUATE NON-MATRIC POLICY

students who apply to credit-bearing programs and are deemed not eligible

for admission will not be allowed to enroll as a non-matriculated student at bloomfield college.

HEALTH SERVICES OFFICE–REQUIRED IMMUNIZATION

the state of new jersey requires all students enrolled in a program leading to a degree to submit proof of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella (mmr) and hepatitis b. two doses of mmr and three doses of hepatitis b or blood titers are necessary to document immunity. students born before 1957 are exempt from the mmr requirement. all students must be vaccinated for hepatitis b within nine months of attendance as a condition of continued attendance at bloomfield college.

Medical Exemptions

a written statement submitted to the health services office by a licensed physician indicating that the vaccine is medically contraindicated for a specific period of time and the reasons for the medical contraindication, based upon valid medical reasons as determined by regulation of the commissioner of health and senior services.

Other Exemptions

exemptions may also include documented religious, philosophical, or moral reasons. a general philosophical or moral objection shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.

Resident Students

All health records are to be submitted to the Health Services Office prior体育平台 to moving into campus housing.

in addition to the requirements listed,

all students enrolling in a program leading to an academic degree, who reside in a campus residence, or campus sponsored housing, must receive a meningococcal vaccination as a condition of attendance at that institution.

体育平台a negative tuberculosis (mantoux) test, no more than 6 months old, is also required. follow-up as recommended by the center for disease control and a negative chest x-ray report must be submitted prior to moving in.

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