Ramapo College of New Jersey is a Liberal Arts college offering courses in the field of Business, Arts, Humanities, Human Services and Applied Science.
The college has a total enrollment of 4718 students, out of which 4570 are enrolled in UG courses and 158 in PG programs. During Fall 2018 admission, the college received 6945 applications, however, only 4368 applications were accepted by the university. The admission process is selective, with an acceptance rate of 62%
|Application Portal||UG - Common Application/Online Application|
PG - Online Application
|Application Fee||UG - 60 USD|
PG - 65 USD
|Payment Mode||Credit Card|
|Student to teacher ratio||16:1|
|School code||SAT/TOEFL - 2884|
ACT - 2591
|Email ID for admission firstname.lastname@example.org.|
The university deadlines vary for undergraduate and graduate applications. For the fall semester of 2019, the following were the deadlines.
|Early decision||November 1|
|Early Action||December 15|
|Priority deadlines for Biology and Nursing Majors||December 15|
|MBA, MASE, MSET, MAEL, MSN, MSAC||July 1|
|MSW Final Deadline||March 1|
International students from more than 40 countries are currently attending Ramapo College. In 2019, Ramapo received applications from students in 34 different countries.
To apply for admission the applicant has to fulfil the following requirements -
Admissions requirements -
International students are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling one of the following criteria if they have lived in the USA for less than 5 years:
|ELS- Completion of Intensive English Programme||Level 112|
Ramapo College offers a wide variety of UG courses. The most popular UG programs offered by the university are Business Administration, Nursing, Biology, Psychology, Communications Arts and Accounting.
Apart from the general requirements, some courses have specific requirements. The following is a list of these requirements.
|Course||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|4+1 BS/MS Accounting||3.3 cumulative high school GPA||Critical Reading and Math,|
SAT scores of 1150 or above.
Or ACT composite score of 25
|Nursing/Biology||3.5 Cumulative High school GPA;|
Three science courses with laboratories, including Chemistry, with a Grade B (85) or more has to be compulsorily completed
|1200 or higher SAT score;|
550 TOEFL score
|Physical Therapy||Top 10% of graduating class;|
Has to maintain a 3.5 GPA at Ramapo College
|1250 or above SAT score in Critical Reading and Math|
Or 27 or more in ACT composite
Ramapo offers PG courses in the field of Business Administration, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Accounting, Educational Technology and Social Work.
Similar to the undergraduate admissions, even the graduate college has specific requirements based on the course chosen. Following are those specific requirements. The rest of the requirements remain the same.
Application Portal - apply.ramapo.edu
Application Fee - 65 USD
General Admission Requirements -
Specific admission requirements for all graduate programs are given below:
|Master of Arts in Special Education||Valid State issued teacher certification;|
2 letters of recommendation
|Master of Science in Nursing||Valid RN License;|
Minimum 2-year work experience for Nursing Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner;
2 letters of Recommendation
|Master of Business Administration||2 letters of recommendation;|
GMAT and/ or interview may be required after application review by program director;
Undergraduate coursework with completion of B or better may be required
|Master of Social Work||2 letters of recommendation;|
3-5 page essay highlighting personal and professional accomplishments, values, strengths and weaknesses and aspirations for and after the MSW degree is earned;
Interview may be required
|Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC)||Minimum cumulative and accounting major GPA of 3.0;|
Minimum grade B in Intermediate Accounting I and Federal Taxation I;
Bachelor’s in Business or Accounting is required
Ramapo College considers several factors in reviewing an admissions application. Most important being the student’s academic performance in high school, particularly the student’s high school GPA and the rigour of the courses taken. Other factors include strong letters of recommendation from teachers and/or counsellors, a thoughtful admissions essay, a record of extracurricular activities and standardized test scores.
All applications are reviewed thoroughly by the Committee on Admission. Some applications will be reviewed several times as part of the evaluation process. Decisions on early decision applications will be sent on or before December 5, 2019. For those who submit early action applications, decisions will be sent on or before February 1, 2020. All decisions on regular decision applications will be sent on or before March 1, 2020.
The applicant will be notified by email of any significant updates to application status. The applicant may use this link to log in to the application and check the status.