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Ramapo College of New Jersey

Ramsey, New Jersey, United States
As the state’s premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo College of New Jersey is dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement.



Established in 1969, the College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding.


Ramapo College, which recently was named among CondeNast Traveler’s 50 most beautiful campuses in the country, offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work.


In the spirit of experiential learning, one of its mission pillars, Ramapo College encourages undergraduate students to conduct research that incites intellectual curiosity, promotes independent and collaborative work, enhances critical and creative thinking, and develops expertise in a particular field of study. Students who work closely with faculty on research projects benefit from strong mentorship and from the opportunities that will emerge as they push their intellectual boundaries.


The Cahill Pathways Program helps students develop a rich understanding of the career development process using resources and tools to embrace future possibilities.

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Housing services

Ramapo College has demonstrated its strong commitment to providing equal access to all students since the College’s inception in 1969. This commitment extends to all areas of the campus and college experiences including housing. The College’s goal is the total integration of qualified students with disabilities into the college community.

Library services

The Library serves as a gateway to information and promotes intellectual discovery, for the Ramapo community in general and for its undergraduate students in particular, to further the college’s curricular goals for learning, teaching, and research. 

Medical services

Attending class and not feeling well? Stop by Health Services and schedule an appointment. Counseling Services are available to all students, both residential and commuter.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center features a 2,200-seat arena, fitness center, track, dance/aerobics studio, and a rock climbing wall designed to simulate the natural topography of the neighboring Ramapo Mountain terrain.  These facilities can be reserved for special events and used by conference guests during open recreation.

Student clubs

Ramapo College of New Jersey is home to twenty-five diverse inter/national fraternities and sororities, governed by four sub-councils. Fraternity and Sorority membership at Ramapo is a valuable opportunity for personal, intellectual and social development, and our organizations foster these values through promoting scholarship, actively participating in a variety of community service projects and raising money for their national and local philanthropies. Our organizations are advised by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life.


The College – Established in 1969 as a state-supported, co-educational, four-year College of liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in 1975. Following self studies, the College was reaccredited in 1981, 1990, 2000 and 2010. Further, Ramapo’s accreditation was reaffirmed in 2015.

Ramsey, New Jersey, United States

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