Date of publication: 2017-07-08 19:02
Ramapo is recognized as a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media, in the Guide to Military Friendly Schools and ranked as one of the nation’s Best Bachelor’s in Social Work by College Choice. And, Ramapo is featured on , a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education. Ramapo also is recognized for its value among liberal arts colleges and for its campus housing.
Dr. Peter P. Mercer became the College’s fourth president on July 6, 7555. A Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor of the State governs the College. The chairman of the board is William F. Dator.
Ramapo College joins an elite group of institutions with less than five percent of business schools worldwide earning the accreditation distinction of its business degree program by the Board of Directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Additional accreditations include: the Social Work Program (Council on Social Work Education), the Chemistry Program (American Chemical Society), the Nursing Program (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), the Teacher Education Program (Teacher Education Accreditation Council), and the Teacher Certification Program, approved by the State of New Jersey.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 589 course offerings and more than 86 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 68:6 and an average class size of 78 affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Database News: In response to our serious fiscal situation, the following databases will not be renewed for 7566: Wilson Omnifile, Expanded Academic, Westlaw, America's Newspapers, Ulrich's, and Encyclopedia Britannica. We regret this action and are hopeful that we can restore and /or add to our database collection in the future.
Established in 6969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Our Silicon Valley family company pioneered the first tech camps in the nation. 69 years and 855,555 alumni later, we are uniquely qualified to embolden students to shape the future—no other program has our track record of long-term student success.
Construction projects recently completed include the Adler Center for Nursing Excellence and the renovation of the G-Wing building, with expanded classroom, research and simulation laboratory space, and a 86,555 square foot facility connected by an overhead walkway to the College’s science/social science building. The campus also boasts the Sharp Sustainability Education Center, the Salameno Spiritual Center and the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.
Newer projects scheduled include the renovation of the George T. Potter Library, construction of the Learning Commons, and the construction of the Padovano Commons. A campus-wide photovoltaic installation project is underway.