Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$22,336 ($13,770)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$20,970 ($13,500)
On-campus Living Costs
$15,690
Off-campus Living Costs
$13,414
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$701 ($424)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,134 ($727)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey are $13,770 for New Jersey residents and $22,336 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $13,500 for New Jersey residents and $20,970 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus and Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, tuition & fees of William Paterson University of New Jersey is inexpensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $33,767.
The average living cost of the school is $15,690 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $13,414.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at William Paterson University of New Jersey are $13,770 for New Jersey residents and $22,336 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.39% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $13,500 for New Jersey residents and $20,970 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.16% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-StateNew Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$12,365$20,125$13,477$20,897
2017$12,574$20,466$12,384$19,242
2018$12,804$20,842$12,652$19,654
2019$13,060$21,260$12,904$20,050
2020$13,370$21,768$13,158$20,484
2021$13,770$22,336$13,500$20,970

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $15,690 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $13,414.
The living cost at the school has increased by 6.92% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$10,885$3,140$10,800$4,922
2017$11,103$3,140$10,800$5,400
2018$11,317$3,140$10,800$4,922
2019$11,535$3,140$10,800$4,922
2020$13,440$2,250$11,164$2,250
2021$13,706$2,250$11,164$2,250

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2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,600 at William Paterson University of New Jersey. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

William Paterson University of New Jersey 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,600
2017$1,600
2018$1,600
2019$1,600
2020$1,600
2021$1,600

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at William Paterson University of New Jersey is $424 for New Jersey residents and $701 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.34% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $727 for New Jersey residents and $1,134 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.44% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-StateNew Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$289$545$577$951
2017$319$579$611$992
2018$406$671$696$1,085
2019$414$685$710$1,107
2020$424$701$727$1,134
2021$437$719$742$1,157

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart