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Ramapo College of New Jersey Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,008 students

50% admitted

  • 5,277 full time
  • 731 part time
  • 2,198 men full time
  • 3,079 women full time
  • 5,091 applied
  • 2,561 admitted
  • 895 enrolled

5,536 Undergraduates

$8,480 tuition/year

  • 212 Graduates
  • 260 Non-Degree
  • $8,480 in state
  • $4,664 fees
  • $12,400 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Maroon and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Adam from West Milford, NJ
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  • Ramapo faculty, students, and staff provide a friendly atmosphere that's specifically geared towards teaching instead of research. At Ramapo, you're not just a number because your instructors really take the…

  • Jul-03-2012 Read More
  • Kelly from Sparta, NJ
  • 0
  • acdemics at the college are above par. however, social activities, other than frat parties are not only not as great, but non-existent. dining options at ramapo are very limited and…

  • Feb-29-2012 Read More
  • Samantha from Randolph, NJ
  • 0
  • Ramapo is a beautiful college with a great education. However, its location hinders its full potential. Many students go home on the weekends and there are nothing within walking distance…

  • Mar-26-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Nina from Monmouth County, NJ
  • Dec-28-2011 I am a current student here

    Ramapo definitely has it's positives and negatives. Negatives include how boring this school is on the weekends. Most students go home, we do not have a football team, and there is little student engagement. It is hard being far away from home because most students live in the area and do not have to bear how dreadful it is. Therefore, if you're not involved on campus and a close-knit group of friends, you're going to have a rough time here. Another negative is that I personally think we have many adjuncts. There is nothing wrong with adjunct professors as I have had some great ones, but adjuncts normally do not have the same pride and care in their work as full-time professors. It is frustrating when you know more about the school and how it runs than your teacher. That being said, let's end Ramapo on some positives. The campus is absolutely gorgeous and extremely easy to get around. When the weather is bad, you have the option of walking through the academic buildings through the second floor because they are all connected. The dorms are the best in the state; you will not find dorms that upperclassmen have at other colleges that Ramapo students have early on. I also thought Ramapo was extremely easy to transition to from high school. I never felt anxious about fitting in. Also, the area is great and extremely secure, which I cannot say about other colleges in New Jersey. You have the option of having your car freshman year if you can get a waiver. Overall, my experience at Ramapo was good, but I made it that way. Any student who comes here needs to put that effort in; it's fairly new and still in the works.

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  • Khadijah from Union, NJ
  • Jul-01-2011 I am a current student here

    I enjoy being at Ramapo. You meet people from all over. Ramapo is like one big family. If you need help, they are not hesitant to give it to you. Also there are a million and one things to do. Everything from Zumba to going to NY to making sushi. There is always something to do so you really can't get bored. Ramapo is a great place to meet new friends and have a lot of fun.

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  • Breanna from Great Meadows, NJ
  • Jun-20-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Ramapo is close enough to my home where I can come home when I need to, but far enough away where I can live on campus.

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  • Kristenelle from Saddle Brook, NJ
  • Dec-25-2009 I am a current student here

    I love being at Ramapo. It gives me the opportunity to dorm, while still being able to go home on the weekends. If you're into nature, the Ramapo Reservation is the place for you. If you're not (like me), you can still enjoy yourself by taking a bus or train into the city (as in NYC), or to one of the many malls nearby. The people on campus are generally very pleasant, especially the employees working in the dining halls. It's really not difficult at all to make friends.

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