Tuition & Fees

$14,080

$23,214

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,820
Declined + 3,352
Total Received 7,172
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Public

5,762

undergraduate students

472

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
53%
12-17
6%
30-36
7%
24-29
43%
18-23
37%
12-17
13%
30-36
8%
24-29
37%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%
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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 6,234
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)

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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
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 9% of male students
 
12 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/4
24%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
53%
12-17
6%
30-36
7%
24-29
43%
18-23
37%
12-17
13%
30-36
8%
24-29
37%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,820
Declined + 3,352
Total Received 7,172

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
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 $14,080
Room & board $11,680
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $27,160
Average Financial Aid - $17,215
Total with Avg. Aid $9,945

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,215

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,307,205
State $5,609,767
Institutional $986,065
Other external $0
Total $12,903,037

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $181,367
Institutional $8,857,147
Other external $818,751
Total $9,857,265

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
NCAA (Division III), ECAC (Division III), New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III), Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Metropolitan Conference, Skyline Conference (Division III for lacrosse)
Mascot
Roadrunner
School colors
maroon and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chiropractic
Clinical Lab Science
Communication Arts
Community Mental Health
Computer Science
Contemporary Arts
Dentistry
Design/Technical Theatre
Digital Film Making
Directing/Stage Management
Drawing/Painting
Drawing/Painting/Art Therapy
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electronic Art/Animation
Engineering Physics
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
General Studies
History
Information Technology Management
Integrated Science
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Labor Studies
Law/Society
Liberal Studies
Literature
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Imaging Science
Music
Music Industry
Music Performance
Music Production
Music Studies
Nursing
Optometry
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Podiatric Medicine
Political Science
Professional Communications
Psychology
Public Sociology
Sculpture
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language
Special Education
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Visual Art
Visual Communication Design
Writing
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Undergraduate

92%

5,762
students

Female
55%
3,171

Male
45%
2,591

Graduate

8%

472
students

Female
73%
344

Male
27%
128

undergraduateFull-time

87%

5,016
students

Female
54%
2,700

Male
46%
2,316

undergraduatePart-time

13%

746
students

Female
64%
471

Male
36%
275

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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

58%

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) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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