(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 26, 2020
MAHWAH, N.J.—Ramapo College’s residence halls are again ranked #1 among all public and private colleges and universities in New Jersey by Niche in its announcement of the 2021 Best College Dorms in America. Nationally, Ramapo advanced in its ranking to the top 2 percent, earning spot #34 out of 1,376 institutions.
“Ramapo is proud to once again be ranked atop the list of best dorms/residence halls in New Jersey and among the very best in the country,” said Christopher Romano, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. “Our students regularly cite the accommodations in our residence halls, the safety of our campus, our affordability and the engagement that occurs both curricularly and co-curricularly as what distinguishes Ramapo as the premier public college in New Jersey and the region.”
Per Niche, top-ranked colleges offer outstanding campus housing that is safe and clean with modern amenities at reasonable prices. Its data team uses advanced algorithms and statistical techniques to compare, score and connect millions of data points to analyze U.S. schools and neighborhoods. The 2021 Best College Dorms ranking is based on millions of survey responses from students and parents, and applies the most up-to-date data available from dozens of public data sources.
Niche is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where a small team combines rigorous analysis on large data sets with authentic reviews to highlight the best K-12 schools, colleges, workplaces and neighborhoods.
About Ramapo College
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.
Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.
Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels. Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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