Graduate Programs Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Wayne, New Jersey. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,500 for New Jersey residents and $20,970 for other students in average.

It offers fifty graduate programs: 31 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 15 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 415 students have been conferred Master's degree and 6 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWilliam Paterson University of New Jersey
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ
Graduate School Students1,500 students
181 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$13,500
Out-of-State$20,970
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 50 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at William Paterson University of New Jersey with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Jersey residents, the tuition & fees are $13,500 and $20,970 for non-New Jersey residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $742 for New Jersey residents and $1,157 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$13,428$20,898
Fees$72$72
Cost per Credit$742$1,157
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$13,706 (On-Campus) / $11,164 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,250 (On-Campus) / $2,250 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$31,056$38,526
Off-Campus Total$28,514$35,984
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$12,384$12,652$12,904$13,158$13,500
Out-of-State$19,242$19,654$20,050$20,484$20,970

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

William Paterson University of New Jersey offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 134 major areas - 30 Master's (4 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 14 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total415634-
Men11216-
Women303528-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Education
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Education
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,105 students enrolled in William Paterson University of New Jersey including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,500 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 385 male and 1,115 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 345 full-time and 1,155 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 181 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 136 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,500
Men Students385
Women Students1,115
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,500
Full-time Students345
Part-time Students1,155
By race/ethnicity 856 White, 108 Black, and 99 Asian students are attending at William Paterson University of New Jersey. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,500
Asian99
Black108
Hispanic342
White856
Two or more races37
Un-Known29
2 students are younger than 22 and 336 students are older than 65. The school has 673 students aged between 22 and 30 and 432 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,500
21 & Under2
22-24246
25-29427
30-34278
35-39154
40 & Over336
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At William Paterson University of New Jersey, 181 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 136 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,500
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses181
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses136
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,183
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses181
New Jersey Resident175
Other State In U.S.6
Outside of U.S.0


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