If you are considering submitting an application to Ramapo College of New Jersey, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee costs $65.
Students who submit their applications to Ramapo College of New Jersey for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 1.
Here's an overiew of some of Ramapo College of New Jersey's admissions stats.
|Ramapo College of New Jersey 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||31%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4.3%|
These are the application deadlines for Ramapo College of New Jersey.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||December 5|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 15||February 1|
Ramapo College of New Jersey offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 15. Ramapo College of New Jersey will release EA admissions decisions no later than February 1.
The early decision acceptance rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 80%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 70%.
Ramapo College of New Jersey accepts about 82% of early action applicants and 70% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Ramapo College of New Jersey admitted 106 of the 132 students who applied early decision. Last year, Ramapo College of New Jersey admitted 2,921 of the 3,577 who applied early action.
Some students apply early because they hope it will increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Ramapo College of New Jersey is moderately difficult. Ramapo College of New Jersey evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Ramapo College of New Jersey accepted 70% of all applicants, about 4,858 from the 6,930 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Ramapo College of New Jersey, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Educational Opportunity Program is program not difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
In 2022, Ramapo College of New Jersey waitlisted 1,084 students and 484 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 235 eventually got in.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Ramapo College of New Jersey during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Ramapo College of New Jersey for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Ramapo College of New Jersey, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Ramapo College of New Jersey's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Ramapo College of New Jersey have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 0.1% submitted a class rank.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Ramapo College of New Jersey looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 31% of Ramapo College of New Jersey's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Ramapo College of New Jersey applicants, you should aim to score between 1110 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Ramapo College of New Jersey 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Ramapo College of New Jersey students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Ramapo College of New Jersey students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at Ramapo College of New Jersey, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Ramapo College of New Jersey's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Ramapo College of New Jersey students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Ramapo College of New Jersey. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Ramapo College of New Jersey during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Ramapo College of New Jersey?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Does Ramapo College of New Jersey accept transfer credits?
✅ Ramapo College of New Jersey accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ramapo College of New Jersey accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Ramapo College of New Jersey accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Ramapo College of New Jersey does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Ramapo College of New Jersey?
❌ No, Ramapo College of New Jersey is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Ramapo College of New Jersey's acceptance rate?
✅ Ramapo College of New Jersey's acceptance rate is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey?
✅ Ramapo College of New Jersey's early decision acceptance rate was 80% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey was 82% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Ramapo College of New Jersey? Ramapo College of New Jersey is a somewhat selective institution. The Ramapo College of New Jersey acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ramapo College of New Jersey is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ramapo College of New Jersey is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
29 and Above
23 to 29
23 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Ramapo College of New Jersey, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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