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The William Paterson University of New Jersey

The William Paterson University of New Jersey

300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 7470
(973) 720-2000

Founded in 1855, the William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is in the suburbs of Wayne, New Jersey. It is the 12th largest institution in the state of New Jersey. Students are offered 37 degrees at the bachelors level and 20 masters level degrees by it. 11,339 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at this university in 2010. It offers subjects such as communications, health science, and computer science. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. William Paterson is one of 16 research universities in New Jersey.

Admission

In 2010, 7,140 students applied to William Paterson for admission. William Paterson admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 4,498 students. 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 7,140 students applied to William Paterson for admission. William Paterson admitted under two-thirds of the applicants or 4,498 students. 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 63%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 61%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 66%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 11,339 students were enrolled at William Paterson.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 11,339 students were enrolled at William Paterson.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 4876
  • Total Enrolled Female: 6463
  • Undergraduate Male: 4427
  • Undergraduate Female: 5411
  • Graduate Male: 360
  • Graduate Female: 1141

Faculty Demographics

1,131 teachers work for this university. One-third of the instructors are full-time, two-thirds of the teachers are part-time, and close to half of the instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

1,131 teachers work for this university. One-third of the instructors are full-time, two-thirds of the teachers are part-time, and close to half of the instructors are men.

  • Male: 554
  • Female: 577
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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