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
70%
30%
student ratio
164
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
51%
acceptance rate
5 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Certificate [English as a Second Language ]
    • Assessment And Evaluation Research Certificate
    • Bilingual Education Certificate [Multilingual and Multicultural Education ]
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) [Clinical Psychology ]
    • Public Policy And International Affairs Master of Arts (MA) [Public Policy]
    • Applied Sociology Master of Arts (MA) [Sociology ]
    • Clinical And Counseling Psychology Master of Arts (MA) [Clinical Psychology ]
    • English Master of Arts (MA) [English ]
    • History Master of Arts (MA) [History ]
    • Creative And Professional Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Writing ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some and internship (for some programs)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 156
    • Accepted 80
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 52
  • 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 recommendation; 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 awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino30%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRelationship violence, work-family balance, social development of Japan, theories justifying war, and reactions to trauma.
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$32,300

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

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

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

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