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William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, NJ

William Paterson University says, 'The University Core Curriculum or the Core is the 'general education' program at William Paterson University designed to enable students to prepare for an increasingly complex yet interdependent world that simultaneously holds opportunities for creativity, new knowledge, connecting across conventional boundaries of thought and practices, cooperation and teamwork, and diverse modes of communication and building community.' [Source]

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

B

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8,735
Undergraduate
Enrollment
29%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$13,060
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$21,260
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
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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General Education Assessment

William Paterson University of New Jersey uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 6/18/2018

2018-19 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.