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William Paterson University of New Jersey

300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ

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William Paterson University of New Jersey provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Wayne, New Jersey and publically funded. Enrollment at William Paterson University of New Jersey exceeds 11,000 annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs William Paterson University of New Jersey offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students accepted to WP score in a range of 900 to 1100 on the SAT. This school accepts approximately 60 percent of students applying yearly. Of those admitted, around 33 percent enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at wpunj.edu.

Tuition & fees at WP are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs approximately $13,000 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $20,000 per year. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $7,400 per year. Students enrolled at William Paterson University of New Jersey may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at WP through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Students should visit the WP website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the students William Paterson University of New Jersey accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

William Paterson University of New Jersey has a total student population of about 11,000, where graduate students make up roughly 12% of the student body.

$15,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $9,000-$11,000
    • Out-of-State: $17,000-$20,150
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $290-$350 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $550-$650 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$8,016
Receiving Student Loans67%$7,442
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, William Paterson University of New Jersey may offer services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of William Paterson University of New Jersey is around 50%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years26%
Graduating in 6 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (New Jersey Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by William Paterson University of New Jersey by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
74.29%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,249