Tuition & Fees

$14,080

$23,214

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
36%
500-599
48%
400-499
13%
700-800
7%
600-699
23%
500-599
56%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
11%
30-36
7%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,840
Declined + 2,855
Total Received 6,695
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Public

5,618

undergraduate students

502

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2884
ACT 2591

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Location

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 6,120
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 5% of male students
 
12 sororities 6% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
36%
500-599
48%
400-499
13%
700-800
7%
600-699
23%
500-599
56%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
11%
30-36
7%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
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
ACT only Considered if submitted

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,840
Declined + 2,855
Total Received 6,695

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

Financial Aid

53%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,489

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,640
Room $8,460
Board $3,720
Additional fees $2,440
Books & supplies $1,569
Total $27,829
Average Financial Aid - $10,489
Total with Avg. Aid $17,340

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,359,278
State $5,784,273
Institutional $1,003,232
Other external
Total $13,146,783

Non-need-based

Federal
State $259,027
Institutional $9,670,232
Other external $428,518
Total $10,357,777
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 201 684-7549
F: 201 684-7085
finaid@ramapo.edu

Financial Aid Officer

F. Shawn O'Neil
Director of Financial Aid
foneill@ramapo.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Ballroom Dancing, Basketball, Bass Fishing, Cardio Hiking, Cardio Kickboxing, Cardio Sculpt, Crossfit/weight Training, Dodgeball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Spinning, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Harold Crocker (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Kathleen Finnegan (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Lab Science
Communication Arts
Community Mental Health
Contemporary Arts
Design/Technical Theatre
Digital Film Making
Directing/Stage Management
Drawing/Painting
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electronic Art/Animation
Engineering Physics
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
Global Communications/Media
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
Nursing Education
Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Nursing Administration
Photography
Political Science
Professional Communications
Psychology
Sculpture
Social Science
Social Science/Justice
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language
Special Education
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Visual Art
Visual Communication Design
Writing
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

6,120

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

5,618
students

Female
55%
3,115

Male
45%
2,503

8%

502
students

Female
76%
383

Male
24%
119

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

4,910
students

Female
55%
2,669

Male
45%
2,241

13%

708
students

Female
63%
446

Male
37%
262

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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
15%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Recommended 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

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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