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COLLEGE PROFILE

William Paterson University

Wayne, NJ

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Psychology, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty411
Part-Time Faculty653
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
93%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
Not reported

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings653,960
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1271
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master's in Administration of Telecommunications, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing
Master's Programs of Study
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • History
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Psychology
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • History
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Writing
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Average 3.83 3.80     25
Low 3.70 2.60     22
High 4.00 4.50     27
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