Ramapo College of New Jersey, founded in 1969, is a public liberal arts college located in Mahwah, New Jersey. The college has a size of approximately 6,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students at Ramapo College of New Jersey receive an elite education at the cost of a private college.
Ramapo College is committed to offering academic excellence through its interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Over 40 academic programs are offered at the college. The college offers bachelor's degrees in study fields such as arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing, social work, and teacher certification. Graduate programs in business administration, social work, nursing, educational leadership, etc. are also offered at the college.
The international mission of the college is fulfilled through a wide range of study abroad programs and student exchange links with various universities abroad.
According to the stats, 6,142 students were enrolled at the Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2019. Among them, 568 students enrolled for graduate programs. The college invites applications from over 40 countries around the globe.
|Year of Establishment||1969|
|Location||Mahwah, New Jersey|
|Type of University||Public|
|Student: Faculty Ratio||16:1|
|Students in each class||21|
|UG Student Enrollment||5,574|
|Annual acceptance rate||57%|
Set on 300 wooded acres in Mahwah, the Ramapo College campus includes modern academic buildings, student center, library, entertainment & meeting spaces, cafeteria, spiritual center, and playing fields. The college is situated in an estate-style setting of New Jersey in a large metropolitan region at the foothills of Bergen County’s Ramapo Mountains.
To make it a better place to live in the students are provided with some of the facilities that include:
Ramapo College has 8 residential buildings. All their buildings are equipped with various facilities to make the student’s life as comfortable as possible. The on-campus residence includes facilities like air conditioning, high-speed internet, Cable television, laundry facilities, off-campus shuttle, smoke-free environment, carpeted bedrooms, lounges, vending machines, recycling programs, etc.
The following are the residential buildings:
Ramapo College of New Jersey offers academic degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A total of 40 major, minor, concentration, graduate and joint degrees in various fields are offered at the college. Students can search for the program of their interest under the following departments:
For 2019, Ramapo College of New Jersey received 7,000 admission applications. The college also accepts admission applications for students on F-1 student visas to the USA. The college accepts international students from over 40 countries.
Application: Admission applications to Ramapo College of New Jersey can be made online either through Common Application or the Ramapo College application or offline through the pdf.
Application Fee: Undergraduate admission application fee at Ramapo College is 60 USD and the graduate admission application fee is 65 USD.
Admission Requirements: For admissions to Ramapo College of New Jersey, applicants must make sure to fulfill the following admission requirements:
|English Language Exams||Minimum Required Scores|
|TOEFL (paper-based)||550 (PBT)|
The estimated annual expenses for a student enrolled in a UG program at Ramapo College of New Jersey are tabulated below:
|Expenses||Annual Fees (in USD)|
|Tuition and Fees||24,288.80|
|Room and Board||13,800|
|Books and Supplies||1,569|
|Other Expenses||3,000- 4,000|
The table shows the estimated program fee for a few graduate programs at Ramapo College of New Jersey:
|Program||Total Program Fee (in USD)|
|Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC)||26,397|
|Master of Arts in Education Leadership (MAEL)||28,087.20|
|Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS)||34,914|
|Master of Social Work (MSW)||49,932.80|
Ramapo College of New Jersey is a state-funded institute and therefore the cost of attending is comparatively lower to the other universities in New Jersey. The college offers various financial aid options to help students with the costs. These include loans, work-study, grants, scholarships, etc.
All the scholarships available at Ramapo College are merit-based. Financial need is not considered.
International applicants can also apply for various external international scholarships to study in the USA. These are awarded by private agencies and organizations, respective home country governments, etc.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$23,715 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||3 : 1|
|Ramapo College of New Jersey Enrollment||7081|
|Average Graduation Rate||66.3%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$23,715 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$21,180 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,569 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$12,180 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,010 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,849 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$6,282 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$5,582 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$5,582 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary