Generally, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a somewhat selective school. The school receives 9,171 applications every year . The overall acceptance rate is around 83 percent which equates to about 7,600 students who passed the admission process of the institution. But, when the year starts, only about 1,000 or 13 percent of the students would have chosen William Paterson University of New Jersey as their future school. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 39% and 60% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 56% were typically women chose William Paterson University of New Jersey after receiving the letter of acceptance and 43% were men. First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to William Paterson University of New Jersey when applying. Usually, an ACT score between 16 - 22 or an SAT score between 890 - 1,100 is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. William Paterson University of New Jersey’s undergraduate application fee is $50. To apply at William Paterson University of New Jersey, you will need to file these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have Recommendations.

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Student ACT Scores

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Student SAT Scores

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First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2018
Applications
9,171
Male 3,598
Female 5,573

 

Acceptance
7,615
Male 2,878
Female 4,737

 

Enrollment Total
999
Male 431
Female 568


Acceptance Rate
83%
Male
80%
Female
85%

 

Yield
13.1%
Male
15%
Female
12%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


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