Have you earned an associate’s degree and want your bachelor’s? Do you have credits from previous colleges, but haven’t yet finished a degree? Are you a working professional looking to change careers or get ahead in your current one? Are you a parent raising children who wants or needs to return to school?

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 Degree Completion Program.

You can complete your degree through one of our accelerated programs, in Social Science or Professional Communications, or we can work with you to find the program that best fits with your personal and professional needs from more than 40 majors offered at Ramapo College. Please contact us for more information.



Fall 2016 Application Deadlines
November 1 Freshman Early Decision Deadline.
December 15 Freshman deadline for Merit Scholarship Consideration and Nursing and Biology majors.
March 1 Final deadline for all other freshmen applications. Students who apply by March 1 will also be considered for a merit based scholarship only if funds remain available.
March 1 Deadline for generic transfer nursing applications.
May 1 Final deadline for all transfer and readmit applications.
Spring 2016 Application Deadlines
December 1 Deadline for all transfer and readmit applications.

Admission Decisions

If you applied using the Common Application or our on-line application you may check the status of your application any time by logging into our system. 

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Ramapo College offers merit based scholarships for freshmen applicants. Freshmen applications MUST be received by December 15, 2015 and complete by January 15, 2016 to be considered. Click here for more details.

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