Application Fee
$50
Graduate Application Fee
$50
Acceptance Rate
75%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
18%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,537
SAT Scores
990

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 11,375 students have applied and 8,551 students have allowed to admit to William Paterson University of New Jersey (Acceptance rate: 75.17%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 17.97 % where 1,537 students have finally enrolled out of 8,551 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus and Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 78.30%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 19.20%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 990 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of William Paterson University of New Jersey is average than the schools (average score is 1,117). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
William Paterson University of New Jersey9900
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,09423
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey112672

SAT Score by Subject

At William Paterson University of New Jersey, 0 students submitted SAT scores (0% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 990 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing00
Mathematics00
Total00

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to William Paterson University of New Jersey. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Formal demonstration of competencies and 2 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to William Paterson University of New Jersey
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended