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Ramapo College of New Jersey
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  • 4 Year
  • MAHWAH, NJ

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

505 RAMAPO VALLEY RD
MAHWAH, NJ 07430
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
From Ramapo College of New Jersey

As the state’s premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo College of New Jersey believes success comes from learning, thinking, and living boldly. We want to awaken your curiosity with our commitment to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding, with an emphasis on collaborative teaching and individual student attention.

Our tight-knit campus is home to 6000+ students who learn in a collaborative and hands-on environment from a community of scholars who mentor, challenge and support them. Named one of the 50 most beautiful campuses in the country by CondeNast Traveler, Ramapo College is 35 miles from NYC!

At Ramapo College, you aren’t just given a voice; you are encouraged to raise your own. We pride ourselves on our energy, our optimism, and our willingness to embrace the new — and our students are known for the same.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
1030-1230
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,823 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,735 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 59 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 77 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 76 responses

Majors

Data Science @ Ramapo! Are you ready?

Data Science sits at the intersection of mathematics and computer science and is applied to a boundless set of disciplines and career paths. Data Scientists collect, synthesize, and analyze big data and at Ramapo - we offer a bachelors and master program in Data Science, and as a 4+1 pathway program in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, and Math as well!

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    13%
  • On Campus
    85%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,870 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
704
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
  • Chill
    30%
  • Interesting
    26%
  • Bored
    9%
  • Cool
    9%
  • Relaxed
    8%
  • Fake
    6%
  • Anti social
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 95 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 109 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 59 responses
  • Close to NYC but dead on weekends
    31%
  • Great value and excellent education
    17%
  • Backpack School
    15%
  • Small, but diverse
    15%
  • Commuter School
    10%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Underrated
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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