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Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ
Ramapo, founded in 1969, is a public, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in Mahwah, north of Newark.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,762
   Women 3,171 (55.0%)
   Men 2,591 (45.0%)
Graduate Students 472
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 53% of 7,172 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.31
SAT Math 490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance In-state: $30,479
Out-of-state: $39,479
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $13,870
Out-of-state: $22,870
  Room and Board $12,030
Average Percent of Need Met 65%
Average Freshman Award $17,874
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 215
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Mahwah Population 25,890
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 75% of freshmen, 49% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Roadrunner
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.4% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.3% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students 1.6%
First-Year Students Returning 86.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 60.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported