5,618
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,489
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a Comprehensive institution located in Mahwah, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ  07430-1680
United States
Contact Associate Director for Freshmen Admissions
Email: admissions@ramapo.edu
Phone: 201-684-7300
Fax: 201-684-7964

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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American Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health And Medical Assisting Services Related Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,695
Applied
3,840
Accepted
5,618
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

4,048
Females Applied
2,227
Females Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,647
Males Applied
1,613
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 520 610
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,902
In-state
21,243
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,472
Full-time student fees
12,450
Room & board
8,650
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,489
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,418
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,416
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,298
Avg. Loan Aid
10,394
Avg. Grant Aid
9,240
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,618
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.9%
Black or African American 5.04%
White or Caucasian 63.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 7.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 0.51%
Other 4.55%

Gender

Male (44.55%)
Female (55.45%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Relay For Life, major concerts and Octoberfest and LollanoBooza

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
NORML, 1 Step, Biology & Biochemistry Club, Campus Crusade for Christ and Culture Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
surveillance cameras, patrols by trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

491
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 216
Part-time - 275
Male - 228
Female - 263