LEARN

Critical thinking and discovery are at the core of Ramapo’s academic experience. Through our five schools and interdisciplinary approach, we challenge you to fully explore your interests and follow your passions for an ever-changing world.

Academic Programs

Learn in Small Classes. Succeed in Big Ways!

Ramapo College offers a wide variety of academic programs. Students can choose from more than 40 undergraduate majors, minors and graduate programs, which prepare Ramapo College students for a lifetime of success. At Ramapo it’s easy to find a degree program that matches your interests and potential career path.

New majors, minors and 4+1 programs

Stats & Facts

Leaps and Bounds Above the Rest

Ramapo College ranked

#4

with a 92.75% percentage rating among N.J. colleges that provide job opportunities for graduates.

 Feb. 2019, Zippia.com: The Career Expert

Ramapo is one of 50 U.S. colleges recognized for its exceptional career development center

Did You Know

87%

of Ramapo Alumni are employed or in Graduate School within one year

Opportunities

Preparing our Students for a Lifetime of Success

Ramapo College engages its students inside and outside the classroom. Students learn through small classes and supportive faculty who provide individualized attention. Hands-on learning, participation in clubs and activities, cooperative learning, international experiences, research projects and internships are all key components of a Ramapo education. These opportunities provide Ramapo students with the experiences and skill sets that will help them thrive – while at Ramapo, after they graduate, and throughout their careers and lives.

Study Abroad

Engage as a global citizen. The world awaits you! 

International Education in the time of COVID-19 Information

The global pandemic of COVID-19 has impacted all corners of the globe and has forever changed our realities. The first impacts of the pandemic on Ramapo College were felt by study abroad participants. Given the expertise of Ramapo’s international team with global risk management, they were able to provide both guidance to the College administration, as well as respond quickly and effectively to the situation. More than 20 students were studying abroad on spring semester programs at the time that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of State issued alerts to the public not to travel abroad. As a result, Ramapo’s study abroad team worked with each student to facilitate their prompt return to the U.S. However, this was not only a travel logistics effort, but it was also necessary to ensure these students experienced academic continuity, limited financial loss, safe passage and where necessary, access to technological resources to maintain their coursework through a remote platform… Read More in the Ramapo’s International Magazine, Unpacked

There are
more than

500

Study Abroad program options in more than 60 countries on ALL continents

Explore Study Abroad Programs

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Criteria & Deadlines

The Fall 2021 application is live, APPLY NOW!

Ramapo College receives close to 8,000 applications per year and enrolls an incoming first-year class of approximately 1,050 students.
The average GPA for an accepted student is 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

Affordability, Scholarships & Financial Aid

We Will Work With You to Keep the Cost of College Low

Affordability

The College is committed to affordability, especially during these uncertain economic times. We offer a variety of payment plans, financial options, and other support for our students as they enroll at Ramapo.

Scholarships

Ramapo offers scholarships to applicants who meet certain criteria and apply by December 15 through Early Action. Once you are enrolled, there are more than 500 scholarships available for you to apply annually through the Ramapo Foundation.

Financial Aid

We encourage all students and families to complete the FAFSA during the college application process. Ramapo’s Financial Aid Office will review your application for financial aid, loan and grant opportunities with you during the admissions process.

EVENTS

Learn More About Us!

Connect with the Admissions team by registering for the following events.

Virtual Open House

Tuesday Topic 

Virtual Events

Campus
Tours

Ramapo College Ready

Are You Ready to Apply?

DEADLINES: Early Decision: November 1 • Early Action & Scholarships: December 15 • Final Deadline: February 1

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Contact Information

Ramapo College Office of Admissions
505 Ramapo Valley Road | Mahwah, NJ 07430
Phone: 201-684-7300
Text: 201-581-3517
Email: admissions@ramapo.edu