William Paterson University of New Jersey Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey is ranked 9th in New Jersey Colleges, 7th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate William Paterson University of New Jersey by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($21,768) is average.
  • The acceptance rate (75%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (990 SAT, 58 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (10,198) is small.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (87 programs).
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New Jersey Colleges
#9 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#7 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey are $21,768 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $21,768

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $18,895

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $24,664

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey are $20,484 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $20,484

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $20,343

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $23,523

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of William Paterson University of New Jersey is 75% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 75%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 72%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 72%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of William Paterson University of New Jersey is 18% and the yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 32%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 23%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 990 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 990

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 1,112

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 1,126

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 58 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 58

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 67

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 72

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 55% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 55%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 48%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 67%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 1% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 1%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 23%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 18%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 70% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 70%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 83%

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Student Population

The total student population at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 10,198 and its population small compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 10,198

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 11,396

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 14,580

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at William Paterson University of New Jersey is $7,078 which is 32.52% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $7,078

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $7,301

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $10,960

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 14 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 16 to 1

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Number of Programs

William Paterson University of New Jersey offers 87 programs and it means relatively fewer area of study compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 87

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 108

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 108

Number of Online Programs

William Paterson University of New Jersey offers 3 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 3

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 17

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