William Paterson University

country rank  519
world rank  1594

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University Overview

Founded in 1855, William Paterson University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wayne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, William Paterson University (WP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. William Paterson University (WP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 164 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WP
Founded 1855
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 300 Pompton Road
Wayne (population range: 50,000-249,999)
07470 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (973) 720 2000
F +1 (973) 720 2399

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 300 Pompton Road
Wayne 07470
+1 (973) 720 2125
877 978 3923

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to William Paterson University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019