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William Paterson University of New Jersey

College of the Arts and Communication

Wayne, NJ

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William Paterson University of New Jersey

Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey / College of the Arts and Communication is located in Wayne, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Professional communication
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art
Master of Music (MM) Music

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
48
Accepted
25
Enrolled
53%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; audition; 2 letters of recommendation; portfolio with letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.52%
Black or African American 12.9%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.84%
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 22
Male (25)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary culture, mediated social support, photography, development of musicianship, methods for using new technologies for sculpture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ  07470-8420
United States
Contact Mr. Daryl Moore
Dean
Email: moored@wpunj.edu
Phone: 973-720-2232

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