Ramapo College of New Jersey was founded in 1969. It is a comprehensive co-educational four-year institution offering a strong liberal studies based curriculum, sciences, and professional study programs. The college has been designated as ‘New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College’ and offers an interdisciplinary curriculum. It has global partnerships in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and many Native American tribal communities.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is comprised of 5 schools: School of American and International Studies (AIS), School of Social Science and Human Services (SSHS), Anisfield School of Business (ASB), School of Theoretical and Applied Science (TAS), and School of Contemporary Arts (CA).
Ramapo College is located on the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the border of New Jersey and New York. It has an average enrollment of about 6,000 students and maintains a student/faculty ratio of 18:1. The average class size is 23.
Ramapo College of New Jersey features the Anisfield School of Business academic facility, the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center (with a 2,200-seating capacity), the Overlook and Laurel residence halls and the Village apartment complex, Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts, the Sharp Sustainability Education Center, and the Salameno Spiritual Center.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Ramapo College as fourth in the Best Regional Universities North category. The Ramapo College of New Jersey is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is is a member of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities (NJASCU).