William Paterson University of New JerseySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Wayne, New Jersey Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$13,370

Avg in-state tuition

$21,768

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About William Paterson University of New Jersey

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,105, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $13,370, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $21,768.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

75% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 75%

Retention Rate 69%

Graduation Rate 55%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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58%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

10k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

39%

Hispanic

31%

Black

17%

Asian

7%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

60% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

60%

State Grant Aid

53%

Institution Grant Aid

22%

Pell Grant

60%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,059
State Grant Aid $5,462
Institution Grant Aid $6,977
Pell Grant Aid $4,685
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.