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Immigration Updates 


The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) staff warmly welcomes you to Ramapo’s international community of more than 100 international students, scholars from over 30 countries. We take pride in providing high quality programs, services, and information in order to assist you in achieving your personal and professional goals while at Ramapo College of NJ. The ISSS provides a broad range of services including advisement to international students, faculty, staff, and scholars regarding United States Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations and procedures; new international students orientation in spring and fall semesters; referrals relating to personal, social, and academic issues, and a full calendar of social and educational programs of interest to international visitors. ISSS ensures that the College maintains compliance with all applicable laws and regulations set forth by the DOL, DOS, DHS, USCIS, and other government agencies related to international students, faculty, staff, or other international visitors, and their accompanying dependents. The office maintains an open and welcoming environment for all our international visitors and we invite you to utilize the office and our website as a resource for information and appropriate referral.

Wish you a productive and enjoyable stay here at Ramapo!


Financial Assistance for International Students

Merit-Based Scholarships are available for qualified undergraduate international students. Results of SAT / ACT are used to award merit-based scholarships.

Awards for the fall 2020 semester (merit based) for undergraduates

Presidential Scholarship: Full Tuition and Fees 

Deans Scholarship: $7,500 per year

Housing Grant for all: $6,000/year for on campus housing only (SAT is not required to be eligible)

Application fee waiver: We will waive your application fee and freeze your tuition for all four years.                                                                                                     

Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance, Fall 2020

Undergraduate tuition & fees (academic year): US $24,500 minus any merit based scholarship

Average room and board (academic year): US $13,500 minus $6,000 housing grant

Miscellaneous Expenses: US $1,000


Please email for more information.


Attending Ramapo College of NJ has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life so far. Ramapo has so much to offer and has a lot of room for academic and personal development. I truly enjoyed all the moments I spent here and the memories I created along the way with my professors and friends. Ramapo is simply a place to be.

– Seint Sandy Aung from Burma; Class of 2019

Ramapo has incredible body of students who are all thriving for success and if you are considering Ramapo as your home for the next four years, I can say that it will be one of the best decisions of your life!

– Binny (Binayak) Thapa, from Nepal; Class of 2018


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Rajesh Adhikari
Director of International Student and Scholar Services / PDSO / RO
Phone: (201) 684-7533

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Izumi Osawa-Minevich
Program Assistant / DSO / ARO
Phone: (201) 684-7533

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