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We’re #1 (Again): Res Halls Earn Top National Ranking

Ramapo College Remains #1 in New Jersey, moves up 11 spots to #16 nationally

June 13, 2024

For the seventh consecutive year, Ramapo College is ranked #1 for the best dorms across all public and private colleges and universities in New Jersey. In Niche’s 2024 Best College Dorms in America list, Ramapo jumped an impressive 11 spots to #16 from #27 in 2023, remaining in the top 2% of colleges and universities nationwide.

Ramapo offers a variety of residential living. From first-year living in Mackin and Bischoff Halls,  to suite-style living in The Overlook and Laurel Hall, to apartment-style living in the College Park Apartments to The Village, students enjoy a variety of amenities. Every room, suite, and apartment has its own bathroom, microwave and refrigerator, and heating and cooling unit. Students are also guaranteed housing all four years and can bring a vehicle the first year on campus.

“Being consistently ranked as offering the #1 residence halls in New Jersey is a testament to Ramapo’s commitment to providing our residential students a home where their dreams are nurtured, friendships are forged and memories are made,” said Office of Residence Life Director Lisa Gonsisko. “Residence Life is proud to set the bar high, creating an environment that inspires every resident’s college experience.”

’s ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews. Top-ranked colleges offer outstanding campus housing that is safe and clean with modern amenities at reasonable prices. 

Take , watch a of housing options, and view on Instagram to see why Ramapo College is #1 in New Jersey and one of the best in the United States.