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College of Humanities and Social Sciences William Paterson University of New Jersey

  • Wayne, NJ
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 73%27%
    student ratio
  • 190
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Master of Arts (MA)
    • History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Clinical And Counseling Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Policy And International Affairs Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative And Professional Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 40
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 158
    • Accepted 115
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 82
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE/MAT, minimum GPA 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students190
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students190
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Full-time Percentage25%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino28%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAutism spectrum disorders, political participation of women in India, study of South Asians in America, gender stereotypes, musical memory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

William Paterson University of New Jersey

300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470-8420
United States

Dr. Kara Rabbitt

Dean

Phone: 973-720-2180
Fax: 973-720-2955
Email: rabbittk@wpunj.edu

Tinu Adeniran

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 973-720-2764
Fax: 973-720-2035
Email: adenirant@wpunj.edu



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