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Ramapo College of New Jersey Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Ramapo College of New Jersey ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Ramapo College of New Jersey Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Ramapo College of New Jersey was awarded 159 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is social work.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Ramapo College is ranked #335 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Ramapo College held the #362 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 49 colleges in New Jersey, Ramapo College is ranked at #12.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Ramapo College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Ramapo College of New Jersey you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 67%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to Ramapo College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Ramapo College of New Jersey  ( 520 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Ramapo College of New Jersey  ( 520 to 610 )
Ramapo College received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Ramapo College of New Jersey  ( 21 to 27 )

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Ramapo College of New Jersey Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Ramapo College of New Jersey, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Ramapo College of New Jersey

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 85% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Ramapo College of New Jersey enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Ramapo College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 59%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100

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Ramapo College of New Jersey Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,412 undergraduates at Ramapo College with 4,720 being full-time and 692 being part-time.

How Much Does Ramapo College of New Jersey Cost?

The overall average net price of Ramapo College is $21,729. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Ramapo College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,355 $14,988 $21,945 $26,052 $26,657

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Ramapo College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Ramapo College, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $9,768 a year. That adds up to $39,072 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ramapo College is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Ramapo College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Ramapo College make about $53,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Ramapo College graduates since it is 34% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a public institution located in Mahwah, New Jersey. The suburban atmosphere of Mahwah makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Ramapo College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680
Phone: 201-684-7500

Ramapo College of New Jersey Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 48 majors graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Of these students, 1,731 received undergraduate degrees and 569 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 315 NA
Business Administration & Management 171 $45,195
Nursing 135 $78,154
Romance Languages 106 NA
International Studies 106 NA
General Biology 102 $32,569
General Psychology 98 $33,382
Accounting 91 $58,673
General Social Sciences 75 NA
Social Work 56 $36,848

Learn more about the majors offered at Ramapo College of New Jersey along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Ramapo College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 5,884 students took at least one online class at Ramapo College of New Jersey. This is an increase from the 866 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,884 5,004
2018-2019 866 122
2017-2018 785 132
2016-2017 791 130
2015-2016 810 167

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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