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Ramapo College of New Jersey Tuition & Cost

Mahwah, New Jersey

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In State New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
$34,216
In State Costs for Ramapo College of New Jersey
Fee Cost
Tuition$12,414
Books and Supplies$1,594
Other Fees$2,538
Room and Board $14,420
Other Expenses Budget$3,250
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$43,959
Out of State Costs for Ramapo College of New Jersey
Fee Cost
Tuition$22,157
Books and Supplies$1,594
Other Fees$2,538
Room and Board $14,420
Other Expenses Budget$3,250

Residents of New Jersey pay an annual total price of $34,216 to attend Ramapo College of New Jersey on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $12,414 for tuition, $14,420 room and board, $1,594 for books and supplies and $2,538 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $43,959 which is 28.5% higher than New Jersey residents. The tuition charge is $22,157 while room and board is $14,420, books and supplies are $1,594 and other fees come in at $2,538.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Ramapo College of New Jersey when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$17,286
Net Price by Income Ramapo College of New Jersey
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,200
$30,001 to $48,000$16,485
$48,001 to $75,000$22,026
$75,001 to $110,000$27,108
$110,000+$27,713

The average reported annual net price for Ramapo College of New Jersey for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,286 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

76% of full-time undergrad Ramapo College of New Jersey received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $12,061 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 54% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,251 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $18,375.

Finanical Aid Ramapo College of New Jersey
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $12,061 76%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $8,263 33%
Pell Grants $5,235 29%
Other Federal Grants $1,044 5%
State and Local Grants $6,667 28%
Federal Student Loans $5,251 54%
Other Student Loans $18,375 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Ramapo College of New Jersey, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $54,888. The loan balance of $54,888 is a four year multiple of the $13,722 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $524 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $54,888
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $523.69
Total Interest Paid $7,955.05
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,843.05

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$136,864
Year New Jersey Residents Non Residents
1 $34,216 $43,959
2 $36,955 $47,477
3 $39,912 $51,277
4 $43,107 $55,381

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Ramapo College of New Jersey to be $136,864 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Ramapo College of New Jersey
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New Jersey Residents $388 $1,164 $1,552
Out of State Residents $692 $2,076 $2,768

Estimated cost for a class at Ramapo College of New Jersey based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Ramapo College of New Jersey versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Ramapo College of New Jersey Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186201 IPEDS survey data for Ramapo College of New Jersey.