Ramapo College Office of Graduate Admissions

McBride House
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

p: (201) 684-7270
f: (201) 684-7964


All Graduate applicants must submit the graduate programs application form with a non-refundable $60 application fee. Please review the general application requirements below and any additional requirements for the program you are applying to.


General Application Requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application, online or pdf
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a recommended grade point average of 3.0
  • A personal statement or essay describing why the candidate is interested in the program, how it fits into personal intellectual development, and what the applicant expects to accomplish by enrolling
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • A check or money order payable to Ramapo College of New Jersey for $60 must be included with your application materials.  Please print the applicant’s name on the front of the check or money order.
  • Applications without payment will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.


Additional Program Requirements

Master of Arts in Special Education and Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

    Valid copy of state issued teacher certification

Master of Science in Nursing

    Valid copy of RN license

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Interview may be required

    GMAT required (GMAT waiver may be granted by Program Director)

Master of Social Work (MSW)

    Interview may be required

    3-5 page narrative highlighting personal and professional accomplishments, values, strengths and weaknesses and aspirations after the MSW degree


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