Set up in 1969, as the state’s premier public liberal arts college, Ramapo College of New Jersey is committed to giving students a solid establishment for the lifetime. The college is focused on academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning and global and intercultural understanding. The institute offers bachelor’s degrees in arts, business, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. It also offers professional programs in business, elementary education, nursing, and social work.
It is one of two advanced education institutions in New Jersey to offer bachelor’s and master’s programs. The college additionally offers articulated programs in dental, optometry, pharmacy, chiropractic, and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law. Undergraduate students may decide to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 40 academic programs. Ramapo College flaunts the student-faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 21, giving students a chance to grow close connections with the college’s outstanding faculty. The college offers part-time graduate programs leading to master’s degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work, and Special Education.
Merit-Based Scholarships for freshmen students are available. Ramapo College automatically considers all first-year (freshmen) applicants for a merit-based scholarship. Scholarship grants are disbursed over four years given that students keep up the necessary number of credits, grade point average, and good social standing. Further, Full-time and part-time students, international students, and students already receiving scholarship aid are qualified to apply for the awards. Candidates must be in acceptable academic standing and may apply for more than one award as long as they meet all eligibility requirements.
Some of the alumni are Lauren H. Carson who is a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 75th District since 2015; Frank Eufemia – a former MLB relief pitcher who played with the Minnesota Twins; and Don La Greca – a sportscaster who is the co-host of The Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York.