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William Paterson University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Wayne, NJ

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,010
Out-of-state: $38,408
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,370
Out-of-state: $21,768
Room and Board
$11,900
Books and Supplies
$1,600
Other Expenses
$3,140
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@wpunj.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002625
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,476 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,277 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,252 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
281 (22.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$12,459
Need-Based Gift
Received by 956 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,584
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 838 (66.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,516
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 240 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
94 (6.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,463

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,509 (90.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,408 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,346 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,477 (27.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$11,939
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,786 (70.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,602
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,743 (70.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,393
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,393 (26.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
377 (5.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,457

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,272
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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