Ramapo College of New Jersey

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,998

1.49% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,681

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.34%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

53.3%

7,172 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,234

82.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

73.2%

654 Graduates

About

Ramapo College of New Jersey is a higher education institution located in Bergen County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ramapo College of New Jersey were General Business Administration & Management (189 degrees awarded), General Psychology (144 degrees), and Nursing School (113 degrees).

In 2016, 1,423 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ramapo College of New Jersey. 57.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (952 degrees), 4.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (194 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $8,998, which is $-11,162 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $8,998, which is $-11,162 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,681.

In 2016, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,998

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey was $8,998. The cost of tuition at Ramapo College of New Jersey is $-11,162 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$15,681

2016 Value

6.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Ramapo College of New Jersey had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,681. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Ramapo College of New Jersey grew by 6.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,245

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ramapo College of New Jersey was of $11,245 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.61% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Ramapo College of New Jersey received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.33% with respect to 2015, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.34%

2015 Default Rate

62

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Ramapo College of New Jersey was 4.34%, which represents 62 out of the 1430 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Ramapo College of New Jersey received 7,172 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.929% annual growth. Out of those 7,172 applicants, 3,820 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,234 students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2016, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ramapo College of New Jersey has an overall enrollment yield of 24.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,820

Accepted Out of 7,172

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ramapo College of New Jersey was 53.3% (3,820 admissions from 7,172 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 53.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.929%, while admissions grew by 0.978%.

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SAT Scores

91%

Submission Percentage

854

Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ramapo College of New Jersey has a total enrollment of 6,234 students. The full-time enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 5,128 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,106. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ramapo College of New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.85% Asian, 5.04% Black or African American, 0.882% Two or More Races, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.7%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49.1%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,234 students. The full-time enrollment at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 5,128 and the part-time enrollment is 1,106. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Ramapo College of New Jersey are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ramapo College of New Jersey was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Ramapo College of New Jersey had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,051

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    842

  3. Asian

    427

The enrolled student population at Ramapo College of New Jersey is 65% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.85% Asian, 5.04% Black or African American, 0.882% Two or More Races, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 393 students (6.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 203 more women than men received degrees from Ramapo College of New Jersey. The majority of degree recipients at Ramapo College of New Jersey are white (952 degrees awarded). There were 4.91 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (194 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ramapo College of New Jersey is General Business Administration & Management (189 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (144 degrees) and Nursing School (113 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ramapo College of New Jersey, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (42 degrees), and History (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Miscellaneous managers (213,311 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (198,539 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (144,532 people), Marketing & sales managers (105,549 people), and Postsecondary teachers (100,572 people).

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (42 degrees), History (42 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Communications (110 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (42 degrees), History (42 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Communications (110 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Elementary & secondary schools (364,498 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (252,185 people), Legal services (126,250 people), Hospitals (111,758 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (108,532 people).

The most specialized majors at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (42 degrees), History (42 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Communications (110 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Most Common

  1. 189 degrees awarded

  2. 144 degrees awarded

  3. 113 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ramapo College of New Jersey was General Business Administration & Management with 189 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 610

  2. 813

In 2016, 610 degrees were awarded to men at Ramapo College of New Jersey, which is 0.75 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (813).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 133 degrees were awarded to men at Ramapo College of New Jersey in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.58 times more than the 84 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Nursing School, which is 8.62 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 58% of students graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.06% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    952 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    194 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ramapo College of New Jersey is white (952 degrees awarded). There were 4.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (194 degrees).

6.39% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    538 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    414 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ramapo College of New Jersey is white female (538 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (414 degrees).

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Operations

Ramapo College of New Jersey has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $498k (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Ramapo College of New Jersey had a total expenditure of $144M. Of that $144M, they spent $64.7M on salaries and $144M on benefits.

Ramapo College of New Jersey employs 91 Associate professors, 69 Professors, and 53 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ramapo College of New Jersey are Female Associate professors (48), Male Associate professors(43), and Male Professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey are: Office and Administrative Support, with 174 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 124 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

100%

decline from 2014

Ramapo College of New Jersey has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Ramapo College of New Jersey declined 100% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $843k - Federal

  2. $784k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Ramapo College of New Jersey received $843k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $784k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$64.7M

Salary Expenditure

$144M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Ramapo College of New Jersey had a total expenditure of $144M. Of that $144M, they spent $64.7M on salaries and $144M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Ramapo College of New Jersey as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$64.7M

2015 Salaries

2.64%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Ramapo College of New Jersey paid a median of $64.7M in salaries, which represents 44.9% of their overall expenditure ($144M) and a 2.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.762% growth from 2013 and a 2.35% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.2M

Instructional Salaries

215

Number of Employees

In 2015, Ramapo College of New Jersey paid a total of $21.2M to 215 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

91 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

174 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey were Associate professor with 91 employees; Professor with 69 employees; and Professor with 53 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey were Office and Administrative Support with 174 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 124 employees; and Service with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ramapo College of New Jersey was Female Associate professor with 48 employees, Male Associate professor with 43 employees, and Male Professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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