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Juan F. Cabrera, Ph.D., CFA®

MBA Program Director
Associate Professor of Finance

P: 201-684-7354

Arrlette Espinal

MBA Graduate Program Coordinator

Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

P: (201) 684-7719

The Admissions Committee evaluates each applicant holistically and evaluates all aspects of an applicant’s skills including employment experience, internships, levels of responsibility, and maturity. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded individual who has demonstrated academic success; someone who is determined to distinguish themselves from the pack. 

Admission Application:

  • All Graduate applicants must submit the application form with a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • A check or money order payable to Ramapo College of New Jersey must be included. 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.

Application Deadlines:

  • Rolling admission.
  • Check program website regularly for specific deadlines.


Personal Statement:

  • An essay describing why you are interested in enrolling as a Graduate student at Ramapo College, how it fits into personal intellectual development, and what you expect to accomplish by enrolling. The essay should also include a statement describing why you wish to pursue an MBA at Ramapo College, including your short and long term aspirations.

Two Letters of Reference:

  • Letters of recommendation from two individuals who can appraise your academic performance, pertinent work experience, and/or ability to pursue a graduate degree.
  • Letters of Reference can be mailed to the address below or emailed to Recommendation letters must be sent directly from the author.

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

Official Transcripts:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) or meaningful professional experience as determined by the MBA Director or Dean.
  • Official transcripts are required from all institutions previously attended by the applicant.


  • Once all application requirements are submitted, an interview with the MBA Director or appropriate faculty representative may be required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Students not meeting minimum requirements may be admitted with supplemental information. Check with Enrollment Management.