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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Ramapo College of New Jersey (Mahwah, NJ)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 88%
Applicants who took ACT: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 19%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 25%
SAT I Math score 700+: 4%
SAT I Math score 600+: 29%
ACT score 24-29: 31%
ACT score 30-36: 9%
ACT score 24+: 40%
Students applied: 7,106
Students admitted: 3,783
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 60%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,661
Full-time enrolled men: 2,291
Full-time enrolled women: 2,701
Part-time enrolled men: 271
Part-time enrolled women: 398
Freshmen retained: 86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,998
Fees (in state): $4,872
Tuition (out of state): $17,998
Fees (out of state): $4,872
Room and board: $12,030
Est. book expense: $1,569
Total cost (in state): $27,469
Total cost (out of state): $36,469
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,397
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,804
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,397
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,804
Average debt at graduation: $10,715

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 59%
Average need-based aid: $10,072
Average non-need-based aid: $8,665

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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