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45 GOING TO COLLEGE IN NEW JERSEY • WWW.HESAA.ORG • 1-609-584-4480 RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY 505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430 | www.ramapo.edu facebook.com/RamapoCollege | @RamapoCollegeNJ ACADEMIC YEAR • Annual Tuition & Fees: $13,697.60 • Per Credit Tuition & Fees: $428.05 • Annual Room & Board: $11,140 FINANCIAL AID • Application Deadline: March 1, Fall December 1, Spring OTHER INFORMATION • Student Body Size: approx. 6,000 • Student Teacher ratio: 18:1 • % Students living on Cam- pus: roughly 47% • Middle States Accredited • A 4-year public co-educa- tional college with eight graduate programs Admission Ofce: Phone: (201) 684-7300 Hours: Mon–Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed on Fri in summer) Email Address: admissions@ramapo.edu Financial Aid Ofce: Phone: (201) 684-7549 Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, (closed on Fridays in summer) Directions: www.ramapo.edu/about/visitors/ drivingdirections/ FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC COLLEGE Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as ffth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes viewed as a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,000 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border. Established in 1969, Ramapo College ofers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, hu- manities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College ofers courses leading to teacher certifcation at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also ofers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State Col- lege of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of fve schools with 560 course oferings and more than 45 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, afording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College's exceptional faculty. The College's mission is focused on the four "pillars" of a Ramapo education: international, intercultural, interdisciplinary and experiential (hands on), all of which are incorporated throughout the curricula and extracurricular programs. The international mission is further accomplished through a wide range of study abroad and student exchange links with institutions all over the world. Additional experiential programs include internships, co-op and service learning. Ramapo College of New Jersey is listed in the February 2016 issue of Kiplinger's Personal Fi- nance Magazine as among the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges." This is the tenth consec- utive year Ramapo has been included in the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges." Ramapo also is ranked 13th in the category "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Northeast" of the 2015 Washington Monthly College guide and rankings. The 2015 Niche Rankings for Best Dorms in New Jersey gives Ramapo a high ranking for its campus housing. E IMPORTANT FACTS:

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