William Paterson University of New Jersey

Women's D3 Coach: Lindsay Balfour
7 / 10
8,735 Undergrads / 10,198 Students
4 / 10
$15,096 Net Price
3 / 10
75% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    New Jersey (NJAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
34% / 55%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • West Palm Beach Florida Area
  • Allentown Pennsylvania Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey
  • ADP
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • UPS
  • Prudential Financial
  • AT&T
  • Atlantic Health System
  • TD
  • Novartis
  • Weichert Realtors
  • Wells Fargo
  • Passaic County Community College
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Paterson Public School
  • Bergen Community College
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
440 - 540
440 - 540
880 - 1080
15 - 23
16 - 23
16 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 11,375 4,497 6,878
% Admitted 75% 72% 77%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 21% 16%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Psychology (11%)
Psychology, General (11%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (10%)
Communication & Journalism (10%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (9%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (7%)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (7%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Accounting (5%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (5%)
Management Science (5%)
Education (5%)
Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$13,370 $20,466
Books & Supplies$1,600 $1,600
Cost of Living$13,440 $13,440
Personal Expenses$2,250 $2,250
Sticker Price$30,660 $36,309

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

91% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship75%$9,938
Federal Grants60%$5,059
Pell Grants60%$4,894
Other Federal8%$1,354
State & Local Grants53%$5,462
Institutional Grants22%$6,977
Student Loans68%$6,439
Federal Loans68%$5,271
Other Loans7%$12,802

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $20.3 Million $1,995

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,500.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $17,708 $250

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.1%

Avg. rate for colleges with fieldhockey is 4.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,705 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,600

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 4.95 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 34% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 5 5
Fondling 5 5
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 1 1
Aggravated Assault 1 1
Burglary 10 10
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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