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Ramapo College Providing Critical Disability Support to New Jersey Students

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Mahwah NJ, colleges and universities have a lawful responsibility to encourage and develop the potential of all students, regardless of disability status. Unfortunately, the vast majority of four year colleges and universities fall short of providing students with disabilities the support they need. Considering that 1 in 5 individuals have a learning disability or attention issue, and many more have physical disabilities or live with the effects of traumatic brain injury and other long-term or permanent disabilities, the lack of support services at four-year colleges does not receive nearly enough attention.

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Colleges and Universities that deliver the best return on your education investment dollars

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December 30,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Forbes magazine the No. 1 College 2017 is Harvard University, followed by Stanford and Yale. The highest-ranking public school (nonmilitary) is the University of California, Berkeley; the U.S. Naval Academy is the top military academy. The University of Chicago is the premier institution in the Midwest and Duke University is the best school in the South.

The goal of the Forbes List is to showcase the colleges and universities that deliver the best return on your education investment dollars.Forbes pointed out that College may be the best years of your life but they may also be among the most expensive as costs continue to escalate. According to the College Board, tuition, fees, room and board for the 2016-17 school year was $20,090 annually for public schools for in-state students, a rise of 2.7% over 2015-16. It was $35,370 for out-state students and $45,370 for private schools for 2016-17, both up 3.4%. Americans now owe $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, according to The Federal Reserve. It’s been estimated that student loan borrowers from the Class of 2016 hold just north of $37,000 per student on average.

Forbes also pointed out that STEM or specialized-focus schools fare considerably better this year. The California Institute of Technology makes the top 10 for the first time (No. 6), jumping up 33 spots, and Harvey Mudd College climbs 41 spots (see profile of Harvey Mudd College here). Babson College, which only offers degrees in entrepreneurship, lands at No. 74 (up from No. 104), and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is No. 116 (up from No. 183).

Here are the top ranked schools I New jersey

#4 Princeton University NJ
#156 College of New Jersey NJ
#158 Rutgers University NJ
#180 Stevens Institute of Technology NJ
#281 Seton Hall University NJ
#299 New Jersey Institute of Technology NJ
#301 Drew University NJ
#365 Rowan University NJ
#399 Montclair State University NJ
#429 Stockton University NJ
#444 Rider University NJ
#494 Fairleigh Dickinson University NJ