William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, New Jersey

Overview

Address300 Pompton Rd
School Websitewww.wpunj.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Wayne, New Jersey that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 8,150 students applied to William Paterson University of New Jersey. Of those students, 7,606 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in William Paterson University of New Jersey was $12,936, in addition to fees of $124. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend William Paterson University of New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey has a 52% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired

%

The William Paterson University of New Jersey acceptance rate is 93%. To put this into perspective, 7,606 of the 8,150 students who applied to William Paterson University of New Jersey in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in William Paterson University of New Jersey is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into William Paterson University of New Jersey had an SAT score between the range of 890 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for William Paterson University of New Jersey was between 16 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to William Paterson University of New Jersey as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

$

Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$

$

Books and Supplies$
Other Fees$
Room and Board$
Budget for Other Expenses$
Total one year cost$
Average Federal Aid$
Percentage Awarded Federal Aid%

Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At William Paterson University of New Jersey, the tuition for in-state residents is $12,936. Combined with fees of $124, room and board costs of $11,535, other expenses of $3,140 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $29,335.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,260 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in William Paterson University of New Jersey to $37,535 for out-of-state students.

Students at William Paterson University of New Jersey are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at William Paterson University of New Jersey was $5,072 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 57%.

William Paterson University of New Jersey Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to William Paterson University of New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Jersey residents; in fact, 98% of all students reside in New Jersey. However, 2% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from William Paterson University of New Jersey to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 25% students enroll at William Paterson University of New Jersey part-time; the other 7,598 students enrolled full-time.

Other Colleges

Memphis, Tennessee
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
Wichita, Kansas
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
McMinnville, Oregon
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Distant
Springfield, Illinois
Type: Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Size: Midsize
Weslaco, Texas
Type: Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Size: Large
Austin, Texas
Type: Private for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Type: Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Size: Large
Newark, New Jersey
Type: Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year
Size: Large
Richardson, Texas
Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Midsize