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COLLEGE PROFILE

William Paterson University

Wayne, NJ

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $27,990
Out-of-state: $35,750
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,365
Out-of-state: $20,125
Room and Board
$10,885
Books and Supplies
$1,600
Other Expenses
$3,140
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@wpunj.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002625
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,102 (94.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need906 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid889 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met338 (38.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Award$10,647
Need-Based Gift
Received by 650 (73.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,536
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 678 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,577
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 296 (33.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift80 (6.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,841
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants6,972 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need5,843 (74.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid5,755 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,929 (33.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Award$10,356
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,840 (66.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,877
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,520 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,523
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,425 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift440 (5.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,192
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$25,062
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.97 2.97 477 473 473 21
Low 2.10 2.00 280 260 310 16
High 3.83 3.58 600 610 720 26
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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