New Jersey Colleges
#9 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#7 in Federal Region II

Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey is ranked 9th in New Jersey Colleges and 7th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate William Paterson University of New Jersey by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $22,336.
  • The acceptance rate (75%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (990 SAT) is average.
  • It has small number of students of 10,198.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (87 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey are $22,336 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $22,336

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

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

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey are $13,500 (out-of-state rate) and it is inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $13,500

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

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

Acceptance Rate

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

William Paterson University of New Jersey 75%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 990

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

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

Graduation Rate

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

William Paterson University of New Jersey 55%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years 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 much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 1%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 70%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 83%

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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 10,198

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years 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 31.69% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey $7,078

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

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

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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 87

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

William Paterson University of New Jersey 3

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 17