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Anisfield School of Business – Ramapo College of New Jersey

The Ramapo Accelerated MBA Structure

In the Ramapo Accelerated MBA program at the Anisfield School of Business, students complete 42 credits in twenty months in a cohort. Each cohort moves through the program together, providing support and networking opportunities. Each term, of which there are seven, includes two concurrent courses. Terms take 10 weeks, and all have at least one week separating them from the prior and following terms. Each course consists of two evenings per week on site at the Mahwah campus in conjunction with three hours of weekly online instruction.


Prior to beginning their first term, Ramapo Accelerated MBA students must complete three online preparatory courses in Accounting, Quantitative Methods and Statistics, and Business Writing and Communication. These pre-MBA modules are offered in order to provide students of varying backgrounds with a baseline level of knowledge necessary for their business education. Students with an undergraduate degree in Business can test out of each module. Once the program commences, students take suites of courses grouped under several headings: Foundational Core (including Managerial Economics and Statistics), Functional Core (including Financial and Operations Management), Leadership, and Global. In addition, students can build elective courses into the program. The degree culminates in a Capstone Course-Consulting Project, worth three credits.

Class Profile

The Ramapo Accelerated MBA is targeted to early career professionals with at least two years of relevant work experience.


Ramapo offers a wide range of career resources, including a dedicated staff of career advisers as well as services such as résumé critiques, cover letter advice, and targeted LinkedIn Profile development. The office also offers a series of Professional Development Workshops on topics like presentation, self-branding, and writing.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The total cost of the Anisfield MBA program is $1,101.30 per term in 2017. Tuition is generally paid on a per-term basis, which amounts to $6,607.80 for each of the seven terms. The costs of the immersion trip and other fees and expenses are included in these totals.

Admissions Requirements

Ramapo requires a standard array of application materials: official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a resume, and a two-page personal statement describing, “why you wish to pursue an MBA at Ramapo College, including your short and long-term aspirations.” GMAT/GRE scores are required on a case-by-case basis and are unnecessary for applicants with a minimum 3.0 GPA and two years of work experience as well as applicants who already have a graduate degree. An interview may be required on a case-by-case basis. There is a $60 application fee.

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

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