Established in 1969, Ramapo College 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.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
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. Within each school there exists many paths and opportunities. Through self awareness, exploration, and experiential learning the Cahill Center can work with you as you venture into life beyond Ramapo College.
At Ramapo College, student clubs and organizations are recognized as important parts of the total learning experience. Students are urged to take advantage of the many opportunities available, since not all their time is spent in class.
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.
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.
Health Services is a part of the Division of Student Affairs. It is located near the campus South Gate entrance at the corner of Route 202 and Hornbeam Road.All currently enrolled students are eligible to use Health Services free of charge. Once a student graduates or separates from Ramapo College of New Jersey, he/she is no longer eligible to use the services of Health Services.
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.
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.
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