William Paterson University of New Jersey

746 reviews
  1. Wayne, NJ
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C+
William Paterson University of New Jersey is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
Address
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
890-1070
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$13,191/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,657/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,726/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,698/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,631/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,773/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.37 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.38 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,883Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Ambitous
    47%
  • Extroverted
    33%
  • Druggie
    13%
  • Determined
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.55 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    61%
  • Pride and Dedication
    17%
  • Family, Resourceful, High Education
    11%
  • Garbage
    6%
  • Multi-ethnic chicken noodle soup with opinions
    6%
  • Unnecessarily difficult when help is needed
    0%

After William Paterson University of New Jersey

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.26 responses

Reviews

746 reviews
  • Excellent
    69
  • Very Good
    227
  • Average
    334
  • Poor
    61
  • Terrible
    43
I truly enjoyed all of the opportunities that were available to me. Whether it be study opportunities, discounted tickets to events, free apparel, internships, etc. There was always something that the school was offering, and that felt very good!
  • Freshman
  • 14 hours ago
Very closed group of people
  • College Sophomore
  • 19 days ago
all of the professors seem very helpful
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 1 month ago