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Tuition & Fees

$14,588

$23,238

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,480
Declined + 2,817
Total Received 6,297
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Arts
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School Facts

Ramapo College of New Jersey, founded in 1969, is a public coeducational institution. Its 300-acre campus is located in Mahwah, 32 miles from Newark and 35 miles from New York City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,852
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Codes

SAT 2884
ACT 2591

Social Networks

Public

5,614

undergraduate students

238

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
49%
18-23
33%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
12%
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Mahwah, NJ

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Mahwah, NJ

300-acre campus in Mahwah (population: 24,062), 25 miles from Newark and 35 miles from New York City. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Newark. School operates transportation to bus and train terminals.

Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 7% of male students
 
12 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%
30-36
6%
24-29
49%
18-23
33%
12-17
12%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT Reasoning only Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,480
Declined + 2,817
Total Received 6,297

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Peter Rice
Director of Admissions
P: 800 9-RAMAPO
F: 201 684-7964
admissions@ramapo.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,388
Room $7,940
Board $400
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,928
Average Financial Aid - $11,368
Total with Avg. Aid $11,560

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,368

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,913,877
State $5,692,195
Institutional $989,200
Other external $0
Total $12,595,272

Non-need-based

Federal $5,325
State $274,148
Institutional $7,026,453
Other external $774,784
Total $8,080,710

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III), North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III), ECAC (Division III), Skyline Conference (Division III for lacrosse)
Mascot
Roadrunner
School colors
maroon, black, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
Allied Health Technologies
American Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Contemporary Arts
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Engineering Physics
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
History
Information Systems
Integrated Science Studies
International Business
International Studies
Law/Society
Liberal Arts/Humanities
Liberal Studies
Literature
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Political Science/Government
Psychology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language
Sustainability Studies
Theatre
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

96%

5,614
students

Female
56%
3,120

Male
44%
2,494

Graduate

4%

238
students

Female
66%
156

Male
34%
82

undergraduateFull-time

88%

4,992
students

Female
56%
2,753

Male
44%
2,239

undergraduatePart-time

12%

622
students

Female
60%
367

Male
40%
255

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Brazil
Bulgaria
China
Germany
Nepal
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michael DiBartolomeo
Assistant Director, Freshmen Admissions
201 684-7302
mdibarto@ramapo.edu

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