Criteria for General Admission
Admission to Ramapo College is based on several factors. There are no minimum cut offs in any category. Applicants should be pursuing a college preparatory curriculum that is individually challenging. AP, IB and Honors courses are looked upon favorably. Freshmen applicants are required to have at least the following
18 academic units:
- English – 4 units
- Social Studies – 3 units
- Algebra I – 1 unit
- Geometry – 1 unit
- Algebra II – 1 unit
- Foreign Language – 2 units
- Science – 3 units (2 units of lab science)
- Academic Electives – 3 units.
Standardized test scores are also required. Official SAT and/or ACT scores must be sent directly from the test agency. Students admitted to Ramapo typically rank in the top 20% of their graduating class with a middle 50% range of critical reading and math SAT scores of 1080-1280 or an ACT composite of 24-26.
Successful applicants also demonstrate a record of extracurricular activities that reflect maturity and responsibility and demonstrate the ability to be successful in college.