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MBA Information Session
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Graduate Open House
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


MBA Information Session
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Ramapo College Office of Graduate Admissions

McBride House 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

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

Virtual Tour

All Graduate applicants must submit the graduate programs application form with a non-refundable $65 application fee or fee waiver. Please review the general application requirements below and any additional requirements for the program you are applying to.

Deadlines below under requirements.

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 250 word 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*
  • One letter of recommendation*
  • Resume
  • A check or online credit card payment to Ramapo College of New Jersey for $65 must be included with your application materials or  an application fee waiver code provided by Graduate Admissions
  • Applications without payment or waiver will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

*Additional Program Requirements

Master of Arts in Special Education

  • Valid state issued teacher certification
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

  • Valid state issued teacher certification

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Valid  RN license
  • For Nursing Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner – min. 2 years work experience
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • 2 letters of reommendation
  • GMAT and/or interview may be required after application review by Program Director

Master of Social Work (MSW)

  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 3-5 page narrative highlighting personal and professional accomplishments, values, strengths and weaknesses and aspirations after the MSW degree
  • Interview may be required

Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC)

  • For Ramapo College undergraduates students pursuing the five year B.S. to M.S. program, must be a Ramapo College accounting major with a minimum cumulative and accounting major GPA of 3.0; have a minimum grade of B- in Intermediate Accounting I and Federal Taxation I.
  • For non-Ramapo College undergraduates, a bachelors in Business or Accounting is required, those without a Business or Accounting degree may be elgible for an MS Accounting transition program with consult of Program Director

International Students

  • Preferred WES Evaluated Transcripts or Evaluated transcripts from an approved current member of NACES
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Bank Statement
  • Proper Visa Requirements
  • If the U.S. less than 5 years, English test scores to be required:
    • IELTS – 6.0
    • TOEFL – Paper Based 550
    • TOEFL – Computer Based 213
    • TOEFL – Internet based 79
    • ELS – Completion of Intensive English Program Level 112


Application Deadlines

Summer 2018 – MAEL, MSET, MSN, MSAC programs only

Deadline – May 1, 2018


Fall 2018 – Deadlines

MSW  – March 1, 2018

MBA, MASE, MSET, MAEL, MSN, MSAC – May 1, 2018