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Below are some Frequently Asked Questions about the admissions process. Still don’t see the answer to your question? Email us at

What are the requirements for admission to a graduate program at Ramapo College?

What are the requirements for admission to a graduate program at Ramapo College?

  • A completed Graduate Application, online or pdf with non-refundable $65 application fee or approved fee waiver
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a recommended grade point average of 3.0
  • A brief personal statement
  • One letter of recommendation*
  • Resume
  • Licensure or certification (if applicable), specific to program*
  • *Some programs may have additional requirements.

What is the deadline to apply to Graduate Programs?

Spring 2020 -Deadlines for MSN, MSAC, MSET and MAEL only – December 1, 2019

Summer/Fall 2020 – Deadlines

MSW  Adv. Standing – November 1, 2019

MSW Full-Time and Part-Time Priority Deadline – December 15, 2019

MSW Final Deadline – March 1, 2020

Summer – MSET, MAEL, MSN, MSAC – May 1, 2020

Fall – MBA, MASE, MSET, MAEL, MSN, MSAC – July 1, 2020

Applications are processed as they are received. Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early possible. Applications undergo a thorough review by the Graduate Admissions office and the Graduate Program staff.

What is the application fee?

The application fee is $65. When submitting the Web application you may pay your application fee by credit card at the end of the application process. If you apply using a paper application you must pay your fee by check or money order. Make your $65 check payable to Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Who should I contact when I have questions about the application process?

For admissions related questions, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (201) 684-7270 or

Where should I send my support materials?

Your resume, recommendation letters and personal statement/essay can be uploaded through the application portal. You may also fax or email application materials to us: *Official college transcripts may be emailed to us directly from your prior institution*
Fax: 201-684-7964 • Email:

All official college transcripts must be mailed to:

Office of Graduate Admissions – McBride House
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Mahwah, NJ 07430