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Ramapo College of New Jersey (Mahwah, NJ)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 87%
Applicants who took ACT: 21%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 20%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 2%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 26%
SAT I Math score 700+: 4%
SAT I Math score 600+: 30%
ACT score 24-29: 40%
ACT score 30-36: 3%
ACT score 24+: 43%
Students applied: 6,699
Students admitted: 3,572
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,710
Full-time enrolled men: 2,292
Full-time enrolled women: 2,752
Part-time enrolled men: 268
Part-time enrolled women: 398
Freshmen retained: 88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,866
Fees (in state): $4,832
Tuition (out of state): $17,731
Fees (out of state): $4,832
Room and board: $11,640
Est. book expense: $1,400
Total cost (in state): $26,738
Total cost (out of state): $35,603
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,609
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,817
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$26,474
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$24,682
Average debt at graduation: $29,972

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 58%
Average need-based aid: $9,129
Average non-need-based aid: $10,921

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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