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Ramapo College of New Jersey Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 526 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 2 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

New Jersey Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $37,644)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $30,339)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 63 65 - -
Baseball 32 - - -
Basketball 16 12 - Yes
Field Hockey - 22 - -
Lacrosse - 18 - -
Soccer 26 25 - Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming 23 19 - -
Tennis 8 10 - -
Volleyball 16 16 - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - - Yes
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.9%
Hispanic 9.5%
Non-resident alien 2.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.9%
Two or more races 1.5%
White/non-Hispanic 75.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensemble
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 32
Liquor Law Violation 12
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 11
Property Crime 6
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Adam from West Milford, NJ
  • 5
  • Many of the residence halls in which I have lived in are absolutely gorgeous. As an Orientation Leader, I like to tell incoming students that we are spoiled with our…

  • Jul-03-2012 Read More
  • Danielle from Dover, NJ
  • 3
  • Honestly, the dorms are really nice for freshman dorms. That's what Ramapo tries to sell people on. But, they are having a hard time trying to get people to live…

  • Nov-02-2014 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 5
  • We definitely have the best dorms in New Jersey. Our worst dorms are other schools average dorms. …

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More
  • Kelly from Sparta, NJ
  • 4
  • the dorms at ramapo were one of the best i saw at any school. the ra's are super nice and always there to help you with whatever you may need.…

  • Feb-29-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Zeline from Englewood, NJ
  • Nov-16-2016 I am a current student here

    The daily soup and sandwiches are my favorite when I go to the cafe to buy food. They also sell some ethnic foods as well such as sushi. They even have a little hispanic section too for people want some spice.

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  • 4
  • Joe from Butler, NJ
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    Ramapo just built a beautiful new dining area called the Atrium. There are so many choices for food, and there's separate areas for sandwiches, and salads, etc. It's great and they open early in the morning and stay open until about 7 or 8 pm. Other choices like the Birch Tree Inn stay open well past that, until 1:00 AM, in case you want a late night snack while you're studying.

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  • 1
  • Danielle from Dover, NJ
  • Nov-02-2014 I am a current student here

    It's terrible. As a freshman we all make the mistake of getting the unlimited plan. It only come's with $50 to spend elsewhere, and by elsewhere I mean the Paycaf. So, once you run out of that $50 you have loaded onto your card you're basically screwed. You now have to eat at either Birch or the Pavillion all the time. The food makes my stomach so upset. I'm not the only ones, my suitemates also. After we go eat there we are literally fighting over who get's to use the bathroom first. I wish I was exaggerating.

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  • 3
  • from Suffern, NY
  • Aug-11-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Many option unless you are a vegetarian however there is a good stand to get veggie burgers and you can get food delivered to the dorms.

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  • 4
  • Joseph from Netcong, NJ
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Ramapo's food service provider, Sodexo, creates many interesting menu options for its all-you-care-to-eat Birch Tree Inn and Pavilion restaurants. Past dishes on the menu have included Brazilian beef stew with Portuguese sausage, Caribbean-style jerk chicken thighs, and Greek gyros at the flat-top Mongolian Grill. Late-night service features a limited menu but could include some healthier options, including a wider variety of fresh fruit and vegetables aside from the salad bar.

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  • 3
  • naj
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    foods okay, bearable. i cant complain but im not a picky eater

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  • 4
  • Lenin from Passaic, NJ
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Food and Dining is great, with a buffet style cafeteria that is open all seven days of the week serving breakfast from 7-10am; lunch from 11am-2pm, dinner from 4:30-7:00pm, and late night service from 9:00pm-1:00am. There is also convience stores open weekdays from 8:00am-11:00pm.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    The dining halls that are available to students are Pavilion (located next to Bischoff and Mackin) or Birch Tree Inn (located next to Pine). The Birch Tree Inn has slightly more of a selection of food, and is larger than Pine. The food is edible but definitely does not compare to a mother's cooking! Late night dining is available until 1 a.m. which is great for late night eaters at both Pavilion and Birch Tree Inn.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Danielle from Dover, NJ
  • Nov-02-2014 I am a current student here

    They are ridiculed daily... Didn't even know we had any until Greek Week Well, Ramapo's version of Greek Week.. It's not really a week. It's more like a few hours of the greeks introducing themselves. Waste of your time especially if you're a freshman. You can't rush until the Spring anyway. By that time, you'll have realized what a terrible school you're enrolled in and you'll get out.

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  • 0
  • Joseph from Netcong, NJ
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus's many Greek organizations not only include social fraternities and sororities, but many professional fraternities as well. Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity was introduced at Ramapo in 2012-13 and has quickly become a favorite among those who want a co-ed Greek experience at Ramapo. For those who stick to social Greek life, the many fraternities and sororities have something for every student to enjoy.

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  • 0
  • J
  • Nov-25-2013 I am a current student here

    I'm not a part of it.

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  • 0
  • Alexandra from Oak Ridge, NJ
  • May-20-2013 I am a current student here

    There are 2 types of greek life. Social and Professional. Social greek life is like any other college campus, maybe not as many people are in greek life, but there are still good times, and events run by them. Professional greek life are for those who are academically or interest inclined. There is a service fraternity on campus if you like to do community service.

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  • 0
  • Joannapinka
  • Dec-27-2012 I am a current student here

    There are many sororities and fraternities. There is something for everyone. I have no interest in them but they do look fun.

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  • 0
  • Lauren from Oakland, NJ
  • Dec-23-2012 I am a current student here

    Most students are involved in Greek Life. There is an organization for everyone. Greek Life is very present on campus and they hold many events for the students to attend. Hazing is forbidden and the school is very strict about this rule.

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  • 0
  • Alyssa from Somerset, NJ
  • Jun-20-2012 I am a current student here

    The Greek life is active, but not overwhelming. The frats have parties off campus and have parties. It is easy to either attend and get involved, and if you don't it isn't a big deal.

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