Ramapo College of New Jersey MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • Accelerated MBA programs have long been the preferred format in the rest of the world, they are relatively new to the U.S.
  • Accelerated programs provide the same essential management education in a condensed timeline, typically less than two years.
  • The shorter time period allows graduates to begin earning a return on their investment sooner and the programs tend to be less costly.


  • Degree credit requirements differ widely among accelerated programs but usually range between 35 and 45 total credits. Coursework is completed over terms that last 6-10 week’s vs the traditional 15-week semester.
  • The major difference between accelerated and traditional programs is the number of elective classes. As a general rule, accelerated programs require fewer elective classes.
  • Accelerated curriculums are completed on a part-time basis and appeal to working professionals who can commit to a rigorous schedule without too much disruption to their personal or professional lives.
  • To facilitate the condensed timetable many accelerated programs make use of a hybrid delivery model where some portion of the curriculum is delivered online.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application, online or pdf
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a recommended grade point average of 3.0
  • A 250-word personal statement describing why the candidate is interested in the program, how it fits into personal intellectual development and what the applicant expects to accomplish by enrolling*
  • One letter of recommendation*
  • Resume
  • Applications without payment or waiver will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

Tuition and Cost

  • 30 credits – $1,063 per credit hour

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid is based on your financial need. Financial aid comes in the form of grants, loans and work-study.
  • The first step to receiving financial aid is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


  • First-year applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships based on academic performance and their potential to become active members of our community.
  • All aspects of a student’s application are considered including extra-curricular activities, but limited funding and a large number of applications makes our scholarship awards highly competitive. A recommended GPA of 3.5 or higher is encouraged to be eligible for consideration, along with a rigorous HS course schedule.

US News and World Report Ranking

  • #34 in Regional Universities North (tie)
  • #15 in Best Colleges for Veterans (tie)
  • #28 in Best Undergraduate Teaching (tie)
  • #63 in Best Value Schools
  • #126 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie)
  • #7 in Top Public Schools