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Ramapo College Office of Admissions

McBride House
505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

p: (201) 684-7300
f: (201) 684-7964

Virtual Tour

Ramapo Students in front of the Arch

Virtual Admissions Office Update (COVID-19) Effective March 23, 2020 until further notice.

With the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Office of Admissions is modifying its delivery of services at this time. Please note that the College is operating remotely on a summer schedule and are open Monday- Thursdays, 8:00am- 5:15pm. 

All Admissions appointments will be converted to virtual format. If you have an existing appointment or would like to make an appointment via phone or Skype, email your Admissions Counselor ( In addition, you can also reach out to the Admissions Team by the following ways:

  • Text us at: (201) 581-3517
  • Live Chat (Click on the live chat button on the lower right corner to connect with an Admissions Counselor, Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.)
  • Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter

Campus Tours: We are now hosting Campus Tours through our Virtual Tour site. Please visit and view the virtual tour and contact us after viewing with any questions! Summer (On-Campus) Tours, are available in July and August and you can sign up at If you sign up for an event and we need to postpone it, we will notify you via email.

Open House: Save the Date for our Fall Open Houses on 10/18 and 11/8. Registration will begin on August 1, 2020.

Ramapo College welcomes more than 1000 freshmen primarily from New Jersey, the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States and from many foreign countries. In addition, Ramapo College receives over 7,000 applications from all 21 counties in New Jersey, 33 different states and 34 foreign countries.


Application Deadlines

Fall 2020 Application Deadlines

  • November 1 – First-Year Early Decision Deadline
  • December 15 – First-Year Early Action Deadline
  • December 15 – First-Year Priority Deadline for Nursing and Biology Majors
  • December 15 – First-Year Priority Deadline for Priority and Merit Scholarship Consideration
  • February 1 – First-Year Regular Decision
  • March 1 – Deadline for Generic Transfer Nursing Applications
  • August 1 – Deadline for ALL Applications

Admission Decisions

If you applied using the Common Application or our online application, you may check the status of your application any time by logging into our system.

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Ramapo College offers merit-based scholarships for Fall 2020 freshmen applicants. Freshmen applications MUST be received by December 15, 2019 and complete by January 15, 2020 to be considered. Click here for more details.

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