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At Ramapo College, you are a name and not a number. As the smallest public college in New Jersey, our size allows us to commit to developing each student on a personal level, pushing students outside of their comfort zone and engaging them on curricular and co-curricular levels. In such an intimate environment, our outstanding and devoted faculty not only teach, but mentor and prepare students to succeed personally and professionally through hands-on learning and interaction, all within our small, picturesque campus environment.

As the region’s premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo prepares students to be successful leaders for a changing world.


Ramapo College by the Numbers

Ramapo College of New Jersey is in a great location for students. It is only 35 miles from New York City with more than 1,000 internships in the city. There are 5,700 Undergraduate students. The diversity rate of first-year students is 40% with a retention rate of 88%. The student to faculty ration is 16:1 with an average class size of 21 students. There is $13.9M of federal & state aid awarded each year. Nearly 70% of first-year students live on campus. There are more than 500 study abroad programs in more than 60 countries. There are more than 160 student clubs and organizations with 24 national fraternities & sororities.

*Updated October 2019