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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 | | @RamapoCollegeNJ ACADEMIC YEAR • Annual Tuition & Fees: $13,870.40 • Per Credit Tuition & Fees: $433.45 • Annual Room & Board: $11,320 FINANCIAL AID • Application Deadline: March 1, Fall December 1, Spring OTHER INFORMATION • Student Body Size: approx. 6,200 • Student Teacher ratio: 18:1 • % Students living on Campus: roughly 49% • Middle States Accredited • A 4-year public co-educational college with eight graduate programs Admission Offi ce: Phone: (201) 684-7300 Hours: Mon–Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed on Fri in summer) Email Address: Financial Aid Offi ce: Phone: (201) 684-7549 Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, (closed on Fridays in summer) Directions: drivingdirections/ FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC COLLEGE Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top in the Best Regional Public Universities North category, Ramapo College of New Jersey is often viewed as a private college. This is due, in part, to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,200 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border. Established in 1969, Ramapo College off ers 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 off ers courses leading to teacher certifi cation at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also off ers 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 fi ve schools with 560 course off erings and more than 45 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, aff ording 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 exchange student 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 Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine as among the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges," a distinction held by only three New Jersey insti- tutions of higher education. The John Templeton Foundation has named Ramapo College to its Honor Roll for Character-Building Colleges. Ramapo also has been recognized as a "Military Friendly School" by Victory Media, in the 2017 Guide to Military Friendly Schools, and Ramapo is listed as by, a website dedicated to honoring schools FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC COLLEGE IMPORTANT FACTS:

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