Ramapo College of New Jersey

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,363
2.75% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$16,262
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.5%
7,207 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
5,478
83% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
69.5%
655 Graduates

About

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a higher education institution located in Bergen County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Ramapo College of New Jersey were Nursing School (121 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (98 degrees), and General Psychology (95 degrees).

In 2022, 1,463 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ramapo College of New Jersey. 62.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (925 degrees), 3.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (258 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $15,363, which is $−8,633 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $15,363, which is $−8,633 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,262.

In 2022, 46% of undergraduate students attending Ramapo College of New Jersey received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,363
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey was $15,363. The cost of tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $−8,633 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,262
2022 Value
32.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ramapo College of New Jersey had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,262. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ramapo College of New Jersey grew by 32.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,121
Room and Board
$1,594
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ramapo College of New Jersey was of $13,121 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.52% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,594. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Ramapo College of New Jersey received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Ramapo College of New Jersey received 7,207 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4% annual growth. Out of those 7,207 applicants, 5,079 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.5% acceptance rate.

There were 5,478 students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ramapo College of New Jersey has an overall enrollment yield of 16.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,079
Accepted Out of 7,207

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ramapo College of New Jersey was 70.5% (5,079 admissions from 7,207 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 70.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4%, while admissions grew by 4.55%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
257
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ramapo College of New Jersey had a total enrollment of 5,478 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 4,548 students and the part-time enrollment is 930. This means that 83% of students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ramapo College of New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 6.22% Black or African American, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0365% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.8%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.5%) and White Male (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,478 students. The full-time enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 4,548 and the part-time enrollment is 930. This means that 83% of students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ramapo College of New Jersey was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Ramapo College of New Jersey had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,112 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,208 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    560 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 56.8% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 10.2% Asian, 6.22% Black or African American, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0365% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 175 students (3.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 377 more women than men received degrees from Ramapo College of New Jersey. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ramapo College of New Jersey is white (925 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (258 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ramapo College of New Jersey is Nursing School (121 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (98 degrees) and General Psychology (95 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Ramapo College of New Jersey, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (130 degrees awarded), History (29 degrees), and Biology (108 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,727,514 people), Secondary school teachers (561,390 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (456,576 people), Physicians (431,640 people), and Other managers (430,039 people).

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (130 degrees awarded), History (29 degrees), Biology (108 degrees), Social Sciences (117 degrees), and Education (157 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Public Administration and Social Service (130 degrees awarded), History (29 degrees), Biology (108 degrees), Social Sciences (117 degrees), and Education (157 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Elementary & secondary schools (3,167,502 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (721,440 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (690,131 people), Legal services (366,479 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (283,349 people).

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Public Administration and Social Service (130 degrees awarded), History (29 degrees), Biology (108 degrees), Social Sciences (117 degrees), and Education (157 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 131 degrees awarded
  2. 126 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ramapo College of New Jersey was General Business Administration & Management with 131 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

543
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
920
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 543 degrees were awarded to men at Ramapo College of New Jersey, which is 0.59 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (920).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Accounting, which is 1.24 times more than the 42 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Nursing School, which is 7.25 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ramapo College of New Jersey is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.916% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    925 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    258 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    143 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ramapo College of New Jersey is white (925 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (258 degrees).

3.01% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    575 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    350 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    174 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ramapo College of New Jersey is white female (575 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (350 degrees).

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Operations

Ramapo College of New Jersey employs 81 Associate professors, 63 Professors and 43 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Female Associate professor (45), Male Associate professor (36), and Male Professor (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey are: Office and Administrative Support, with 93 employees, Service, with 68 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$64.7M
2022 Salaries
6.12%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Ramapo College of New Jersey paid a median of $64.7M in salaries, a 6.12% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.3M
Instructional Salaries
192
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ramapo College of New Jersey paid a total of $22.3M to 192 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
93 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey were Associate professor with 81 employees, Professor with 63 employees, and Assistant professor with 43 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey were Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees, Service with 68 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey was Female Associate professor with 45 employees, Male Associate professor with 36 employees, and Male Professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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