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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,976
$17,868 Out-of-State
$15,530
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
8.1%
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
75.6%
10,791 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
10,583
73.9% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
50.9%
768 Graduates

Costs

The median in-state tuition at William Paterson University of New Jersey is $9,976, which is $2,985 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $17,868, which is 179% of the cost for in-state students, and is $508 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,530.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Admissions

William Paterson University of New Jersey received 10,791 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.5% annual growth. Out of those 10,791 applicants, 8,162 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.6% acceptance rate.

There were 10,583 students enrolled at William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2016, and 99% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

William Paterson University of New Jersey has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Enrollment

William Paterson University of New Jersey has a total enrollment of 10,583 students. The full-time enrollment at William Paterson University of New Jersey is 7,823 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,760. This means that 73.9% of students enrolled at William Paterson University of New Jersey are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at William Paterson University of New Jersey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44% White, 27% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Black or African American, 6.92% Asian, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at William Paterson University of New Jersey in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (14.8%), followed by White Male (14.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.11%), followed by White Male (0.51%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.28%).

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Graduates

In 2016, 449 more women than men graduated from William Paterson University of New Jersey. The majority of students graduating from William Paterson University of New Jersey are White. These 1,268 graduates mean that there were 2.06 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 617 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at William Paterson University of New Jersey is Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 234 graduates, followed by General Psychology with 230 graduates and Management Science with 146 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at William Paterson University of New Jersey, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communications, with 240 graduates, followed by History with 66 graduates and English with 109 graduates.

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Operations

William Paterson University of New Jersey has an endowment valued at nearly $16.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $822,181 (4.86%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, William Paterson University of New Jersey had a total expenditure of $223M. Of that $223M, they spent $119M on salaries and $32.2M on benefits.

William Paterson University of New Jersey employs 169 Professors, 130 Associate professors, and 100 Assistant professors. Most academics at William Paterson University of New Jersey are Male Professors (103), Female Associate professors (67), and Female Professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at William Paterson University of New Jersey are: Office and Administrative Support, with 208 employees, Service, with 203 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 90 employees.

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