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IPEDS ID: 186201
OPE ID: 00934400
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Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680
General information:  (201) 684-7500 x7500
Website:  www.ramapo.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  5,852 (5,614 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
6%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty216229
Instructional216229
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-state$11,874$12,758$13,144$13,3881.9%
Out-of-state$19,679$20,945$21,624$22,0381.9%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,300$1,200$1,40016.7%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$11,760$12,000$12,400$11,550-6.9%
Other$2,400$2,450$2,879$2,823-1.9%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,870$8,900$9,785$10,0793.0%
Other$5,200$5,300$6,151$6,095-0.9%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,600$4,700$5,451$5,395-1.0%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-state
On Campus$27,234$28,508$29,623$29,161-1.6%
Off Campus$27,144$28,258$30,280$30,9622.3%
Off Campus with Family$17,674$18,758$19,795$20,1832.0%
Out-of-state
On Campus$35,039$36,695$38,103$37,811-0.8%
Off Campus$34,949$36,445$38,760$39,6122.2%
Off Campus with Family$25,479$26,945$28,275$28,8332.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$13,979
In-state fees$3,048
Out-of-state tuition$17,969
Out-of-state fees$3,048
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid167578%————
Grant or scholarship aid39545%$4,801,127$12,155
Federal grants20023%$983,564$4,918
Pell grants20023%$897,881$4,489
Other federal grants8510%$85,683$1,008
State/local government grant or scholarships19623%$1,123,223$5,731
Institutional grants or scholarships28333%$2,694,340$9,521
Student loan aid47354%$3,880,645$8,204
Federal student loans46654%$2,507,623$5,381
Other student loans9211%$1,373,022$14,924
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,29541%$20,694,377$9,017
Pell grants1,40625%$5,693,608$4,050
Federal student loans3,41061%$24,759,354$7,261
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$13,722$14,267$16,005
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$7,445$8,809$9,199
$30,001 – $48,000$12,808$12,697$14,534
$48,001 – $75,000$20,237$19,756$20,372
$75,001 – $110,000$23,480$25,644$24,245
$110,001 and more$24,571$25,362$24,788
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment5,852
Undergraduate enrollment5,614
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment599
Graduate enrollment238
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 89%
Part-time: 11%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 13%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 66%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 87%
25 and over: 13%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 96%
Out-of-state: 2%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 10%
Part-time: 90%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 5%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 94%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 89%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,2972,5263,771
Percent admitted55%60%52%
Percent admitted who enrolled26%29%24%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT81290%
ACT11613%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading490590
SAT Math510610
SAT Writing480590
ACT Composite2026
ACT English2025
ACT Math2026
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 87%
Part-time students: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 55 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 73%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 60%
6-year: 71%
8-year: 75%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 66%
Female: 78%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 100%
Asian: 83%
Black or African American: 59%
Hispanic/Latino: 55%
White: 75%
Non-resident alien: 83%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies1-
American/United States Studies/Civilization1-
Area Studies, Other18-
Category total20-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry11-
Bioinformatics3-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General74-
Category total88-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting84-
Business Administration and Management, General206-
International Business/Trade/Commerce10-
Category total300-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric152-
Category total152-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General6-
Information Science/Studies15-
Category total21-
Education
Education, Other-49
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-7
Category total-56
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature57-
Spanish Language and Literature9-
Category total66-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other1-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist2-
Nursing Science10915
Category total11215
History
History, General47-
Category total47-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other37-
Category total37-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies40-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies39
Category total439
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General28-
Category total28-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
Category total1-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science8-
Environmental Studies2810
Category total3610
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General5-
Physics, General7-
Category total12-
Psychology
Psychology, General208-
Category total208-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work43-
Category total43-
Social Sciences
Economics, General8-
Political Science and Government, General16-
Sociology28-
Category total52-
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General16-
Intermedia/Multimedia28-
Music, General36-
Visual and Performing Arts, General38-
Category total118-
Grand total1,38490
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
Baseball35
Basketball1813
Field Hockey15
Lacrosse21
Soccer2724
Softball23
Swimming1618
Tennis1012
Track and Field, Indoor3739
Track and Field, Outdoor3739
Track and Field, X-Country1817
Volleyball1013
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education1/1/1975 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program(!)2/1/2008 -  Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program(!)2/1/2008 -  Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs(!)12/1/2007 - 5/3/2013Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs(!)12/1/2007 - 5/3/2013Accredited
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs5/3/2013 -  Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs5/3/2013 -  Accredited
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2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations322426
Liquor law violations1272
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations272326
Liquor law violations1232
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1163
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery001
Aggravated assault000
Burglary383
Motor vehicle theft302
Arson036
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1151
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary262
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson015
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate6.3%5.4%
Number in default6454
Number in repayment1,009983
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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