William Paterson University of New Jersey

300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 720-2000

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 13026

Type: Public 4-year or above

Main Website: www.wpunj.edu

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $12,244.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $27,904.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $35,580.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 440 530
SAT Math 450 540
SAT Writing
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 87%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 40%
Average Federal Grant $4,425.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 42%
Average state aid $3,964.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 30%
Average institutional aid $6,050.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 69%
Average student loan $7,381.00
African-american/Black Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer and Information Sciences
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
Environmental Studies
Financial Planning and Services
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Music Performance
Non-professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate)
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Organizational Communication
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
Secondary Education and Teaching
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Visual and Performing Arts
Women's Studies

New Jersey Scholarships

Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholarship
Scholarship for freshmen accepted at Rider University who are designated as New Jersey Distinguished Scholars (Non-Urban Category). Due date and number of awards may vary. Renewable. more...
Skylands Centenary Scholarship
Scholarship for residents of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Susses or Warren Counties, New Jersey, who are undergraduates attending Centenary College in New Jersey. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
National Awards
Scholarship for incoming freshmen at The College of New Jersey. Applicants must be Narional Merit Finalists or Semi-Finalists, National Achievement Scholar Finalists or Semi-Finalists or National Hispanic Scholar Finalist. Award includes a laptop computer. more...
Vincent P. Moore, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Annual award for a New Jersey resident who is a graduate student attending New York University, pursuing an M.B.A. degree. Applicant must have academic excellence. No application is necessary; this scholarship is awarded based on merit through the University. Due date and award amount varies. more...
Hispanic Higher Education Scholarship
Scholarship for Hispanic graduate students enrolled at a postsecondary institution in New Jersey majoring in Social Work. Students must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents and bilingual (English and Spanish). An interview is required. Number of awards and award amount may vary. more...
John J. & Anna C. Witmer Memorial Scholarship
Annual award for resident of northern New Jersey who is a Catholic, entering freshman student accepted to Manhattan College in New York. Due date and award amount varies. Renewable; with satisfactory progress. more...
Francis B. & Paige D. L'Hommedieu Scholarships
Scholarship for New Jersey residents who are incoming transfer students from a transfer program at a NJ community college and are accepted to Rutgers University. Applicants must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, hold an associate's degree and have a minimum 3.7 GPA. Number of awards may vary. Renewable. more...
Samuel & Katherine Barone Family Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for New Jersey residents who are full-time undergraduate students attending Rutgers University and are majoring in Nursing. Applicants must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents. Selection based on merit and financial need. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. more...
Hon. Joseph W. Cowgill Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for residents of Camden County, New Jersey enrolled at Rutgers-Camden School of Law pursuing a Law degree. Applicant must have financial need and be in the top 50% of their class. Nonrenewable. more...
Outstanding Scholars Recuitment Program
Scholarship for New Jersey residents who are undergraduate students attending Caldwell College. Applicants must have been New Jersey residents for twelve consecutive months and a minimum SAT score of 1350. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...

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