Learn in Small Classes. Succeed in Big Ways

Ramapo College offers you personal attention in a hands on environment that prepares you for a career, graduate school or whatever the next phase in your life is…all for the value of a public college.

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  • Freshmen
  • International
  • Transfer
  • EOF
  • Re-Admit
  • Non-Degree / Visiting Students
  • Graduate
  • Adult Degree Completion
Freshmen

Freshmen

This fall Ramapo College welcomes over 900 freshmen primarily from New Jersey, the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States and from many foreign countries. In 2015 Ramapo College received applications from all 21 counties in NJ, 21 different states and 31 foreign countries.

International

International

Ramapo College of New Jersey welcomes applications from International Students seeking an F1 student visa. Students from more than 40 countries are currently attending Ramapo College. In 2015 Ramapo received applications form students in 31 different countries.

Transfer

Transfer

Each year more than 700 transfer students enroll at Ramapo College of New Jersey. These students enter from more than 135 colleges nationwide including 35 New Jersey colleges. Approximately 60 percent of these students enroll from two-year colleges. Ramapo also enrolls transfer students from colleges all around the United States and from countries all over the world.

EOF

EOF

The mission of the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) at Ramapo College of New Jersey is to provide access to higher education and support for highly motivated students who exhibit the potential for success, but who come from families/communities disadvantaged by low income and a lack of access to quality educational preparation necessary to attend college.

Freshmen

Re-Admit

If you are a matriculated student (accepted and enrolled in a specific degree program) who voluntarily interrupts your study at Ramapo for two or more consecutive semesters, you must apply for readmission before resuming study. Please use the Ramapo College online application to re-apply.  Students readmitted under these circumstances continue their studies under the graduation requirements in effect at the time of their readmission.

Students who have not attended Ramapo in three or more years must resubmit all official transcripts.

Non-Degree / Visiting Students

Non-Degree / Visiting Students

Ramapo College welcomes students who wish to take courses as a Non-Degree seeking student.

Are you someone who:
• Wishes to take courses to help with job skills or for personal enrichment
• Never attended college but wishes to try college by taking a course at Ramapo
• Currently attends another college or university and wishes to take a class at Ramapo as a visiting student
• Already has a Bachelor's Degree but wants to take a course to prepare for graduate study, personal enrichment or teacher evaluation

If you are, then Ramapo College is a great place to start.

Graduate

Graduate

Graduate programs at Ramapo College respond to the needs of today's professionals, allowing our students to engage in a collaborative setting with our dedicated faculty in curricula that truly blends theory and practice.

Adult Programs

Adult Degree Completion

Whatever your motivation is, Ramapo College will work with you to find a program that meets your needs and lifestyle. Ramapo offers a variety of ways for returning adult students to finish their undergraduate degree, whether through part-time studies, evening courses, or accelerated majors. Choose from more than 40 majors or explore our innovative accelerated majors in the Accelerated Degree Completion Program.

Why Ramapo?

At Ramapo College, you are a name and not a number. As the smallest public college in New Jersey, our size allows us to commit to developing each student on a personal level, pushing students outside of their comfort zone and engaging them on curricular and co-curricular levels. In such an intimate environment, our outstanding and devoted faculty not only teach, but mentor and prepare students to succeed personally and professionally through hands-on learning and interaction, all within our small, picturesque campus environment .

As the region's premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo prepares students to be successful leaders for a changing world.

Financial Aid & Deadlines

Financial Aid & Deadlines

Ramapo College is committed to providing students with financial assistance. In order to be eligible for Financial Aid you complete all forms in a timely manner.

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Majors & Minors A-Z

Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

Ramapo College automatically considers all freshmen applicants for a merit scholarship award.

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FALL 2015 OPEN HOUSES

Ramapo College's Open House events are for high school students as well as students attending other colleges who wish to transfer to Ramapo College.

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