William Paterson University of New Jersey

Address:
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone:
973-720-2000
Website:
http://www.wpunj.edu
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About William Paterson University of New Jersey

William Paterson University of New Jersey is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,179
 Graduate1,641
 Total10,820
GenderFemale55%
 Male45%
Student Age% Under 2571%
 % 25 and Over29%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White55.3%
 % Black12.1%
 % Asian5.7%
 % Latino18.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown7.8%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal7,140
 % Admitted63%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800545 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$11,238
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,262
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid82%
 % Undergraduates with Loans65%
 % Undergraduates with Grants52%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,600
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,280
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,800
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,250
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,250
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,250

Neighborhood Data for the Wayne Area

Median AgeNot Available
Median Household Income$
Total Population
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,280
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,800
Rental Vacancy Rate$0%
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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