William Paterson University of New Jersey: Review & Facts

William Paterson University of New Jersey
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Excellent Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Poor Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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William Paterson University of New Jersey is a medium four-year, public school with 11,425 students enrolled. This school was established in 1855 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Wayne, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
At William Paterson University of New Jersey you can earn your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

William Paterson University of New Jersey follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Psychology, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
The rate of student retention at William Paterson University of New Jersey is fair at 77% (close to New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at William Paterson University of New Jersey is below average: 52%. Roughly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at William Paterson University of New Jersey is decent -- 16:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,100
Average tuition cost is slightly high, about $14,600 per year. The additional fees at William Paterson University of New Jersey (not included in tuition costs) are about $4,500; this comes to $19,100 per year.

Read the details about William Paterson University of New Jersey additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
As reported in recent data, 6,968 applications were submitted and 4,234 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at William Paterson University of New Jersey in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,700
William Paterson University of New Jersey offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at William Paterson University of New Jersey, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
William Paterson University of New Jersey offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,700 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,700 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at William Paterson University of New Jersey. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, William Paterson University of New Jersey seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

William Paterson University of New Jersey Location and Maps



Post Address: William Paterson University of New Jersey, 300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470, USA
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