164
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey / College of Humanities and Social Sciences is located in Wayne, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Teaching English as a second language
Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Public policy and international affairs
(Certificate) Assessment and evaluation research
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative and professional writing
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical and counseling psychology
(Certificate) Bilingual education
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) Applied sociology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 39

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE/MAT
Thesis Required for some
Internship (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

156
Applied
80
Accepted
52
Enrolled
51%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE/MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 letters of recommendation; writing sample/personal statement
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

164
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30.49%
Black or African American 7.32%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.66%
Unknown 2.44%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (10)
Male (20)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Relationship violence, work-family balance, social development of Japan, theories justifying war, reactions to trauma
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
32,300

Location & Contact

Address 300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ  07470-8420
United States
Contact Dr. Kara Rabbitt
Dean
Email: rabbittk@wpunj.edu
Phone: 973-720-2180
Fax: 973-720-2955