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William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, NJ

According to its mission statement, "William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditionaland nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs. The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth inpreparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship. Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they canaccomplish. The University’s graduates embody a profound sense of responsibility to their communities, commitment to a sustainable environment and active involvement in a multicultural world." [Source]

Website: http://www.wpunj.edu/

B

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7,219
Undergraduate
Enrollment
33%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$14,210
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$22,948
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

14:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7.1%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/18/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.