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Study at Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a co-educational, public college located in Mahwah, New Jersey. It belongs to the New Jersey system of higher education. It was established in 1969 as a four year college of liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. The College grants admission to around 5, 000 students every year.

The schools under Ramapo College of New Jersey include the following:

  • Anisfield School of Business (ASB)
  • Center for Academic Success (CAS)
  • School of American and International Studies (AIS)
  • School of Contemporary Arts (CA)
  • School of Social Science and Human Services (SSHS)
  • School of Theoretical and Applied Science (TAS)
The sports teams of the College are called the Roadrunners. Its men's teams take part in baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field and volleyball. Women's teams compete in basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, tennis and volleyball. The college also has full time cheerleading and dance teams.

Profile of Ramapo College of New Jersey

The main campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey is in Mahwah, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a public school. Ramapo College of New Jersey offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to media, art studies, and therapy and Counselling.

Ramapo College of New Jersey Selectivity

Ramapo College of New Jersey does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, 49% of people who applied to the school were accepted. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 520 to 620. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 540 or more.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Ramapo College of New Jersey are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 5, 702 enrolled students.

Student Life

Many students are part-timers. Many students at the school live in campus housing. Ramapo College of New Jersey makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the New Jersey Athletic Conference for major sports.

Ramapo College of New Jersey Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management266business management, accounting, international business
Liberal Arts234comparative literature, history, political science, economics, sociology, humanities, area studies, American studies, . . .
Therapy and Counselling167psychology
Media139communication studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine99nursing science
Science82biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, bioinformatics, biological and physical sciences
Education and Teaching66education courses
Law55legal professions
Art Studies35art studies, visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering35computer and info science, information science
Photography and Commercial Art35multimedia
Family and Social Work24social work
Conservation and Resource Management21environmental studies, environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts8drama

Contact: Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramapo College of New Jersey

505 Ramapo Valley Rd

Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680


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