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APPLICATION AND GMAT/GRE REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two or more years of work experience. Students not meeting the GPA or work requirements may be required to submit Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. In addition, the requirement of college level coursework and earning a B or better, in courses, such as but not limited to, mathematics, statistics, accounting, or finance may be required upon review of undergraduate transcripts and grade history.

Decisions regarding the GMAT or GRE requirement are made on a case-by-case basis by the MBA Director and Admissions Committee upon review of application and supporting materials. Applicants with a graduate degree (Ph.D., MD, JD, or master’s degree) are automatically exempt from the GMAT/GRE requirement.

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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.

RESUME

Personal Statement:

  • A two-page 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 graduate@ramapo.edu. 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:

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

Interview:

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

Additional Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two or more years of work experience.  Students not meeting the GPA or work requirements may be required to submit GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Decisions regarding the GMAT or GRE requirement are made on a case-by-case basis by the MBA Director and Admissions Committee upon review of application and supporting materials.
  • The GMAT/GRE is not required for applicants with graduate degrees (PhD, MD, JD or Masters).

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