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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 state issued teacher certification

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Valid  RN license
  • For Executive Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner – 2 years work experience

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Interview may be required
  • GMAT may be required after application review 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

International Students

  • Preferred WES Evaluated Transcripts or Evaluated transcripts from an approved current member of NACES
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Bank Statement
  • Proper Visa Requirements