About the Program
Since its inception in 1971, Ramapo College has actively supported
the professional law aspirations of its students through a variety
of academic programs, career counseling, law school advisement,
and student support services, such as clubs and law school fairs.
Ramapo graduates have attended such law schools as:
These graduates have pursued careers in public service, corporate
law, and private practice at local, state, and national levels.
- Seton Hall
- New York Law
- George Washington
- William and Mary
- University of Colorado
Students admitted to law school are selected from a broad range
of undergraduate majors. Therefore, if you are preparing for
law school while at Ramapo, you are encouraged to pursue any
major in which you excel. However, since legal education has
become increasingly multidisciplinary, you may wish to take
courses in such areas as legal history, public policy, social
welfare, and environmental studies to enhance your pre-law preparation.
Ramapos Governor William T. Cahill Center for Experiential
Learning and Career Services (link below) offers several programs
and services to assist you with planning for a career in law.
These programs include law school forums, cooperative education,
and service learning opportunities. The Center offers minority
support and career counseling services as well.
The College supports the goals of law school-bound students
through the Law and Society Club and its chapter of Phi Alpha
Delta. Both offer many ways to improve your understanding of
law through experiential field trips and guest speakers. Past
experiential activities have included presentations by practicing
attorneys and visits to the New Jersey Bar Association and the
Finally, you are invited to call upon any of these faculty,
staff, and College services to help you advance your aspirations
in the law-related career goals you are considering.