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

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

Wayne, NJ
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
164
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
5 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Psychology (Psy D)
    • Public Policy And International Affairs Master of Arts (MA)
    • Applied Sociology Master of Arts (MA)
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
    • History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Clinical And Counseling Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative And Professional Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 42
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 115
    • Accepted 93
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 65
  • 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 March 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 of 3.0; 2 letters of recommendations; writing sample / personal statement
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino31%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSexual violence, history of science in Muslim societies, bioethics, teaching writing for transfer, psychological impact of microagressions on minority communities
    • 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: 973-720-2731
Fax: 973-720-2955
Email: rabbittk@wpunj.edu

Tinu Adeniran

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

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


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