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William Paterson University of New Jersey Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$24,714 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,197 tuition
$11,420 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$4,497 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$32,114 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,597 tuition
$11,420 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$4,497 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,390 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
42% get federal aid ($4,649 avg)
35% get state aid ($4,712 avg)
55% get institn'l aid ($3,390 avg)
73% get loans ($7,225 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.57% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.77% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$7,662,498
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,818 62%
Federal Grant Aid $4,649 42%
Pell Grants $4,410 42%
Other Federal Grants $1,002 11%
Institution Grant Aid $3,390 55%
State Grant Aid $4,712 35%
Student Loans $7,225 73%
Federal Loans $5,768 72%
Other Loans $11,317 10%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does William Paterson University of New Jersey offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 720-2000
http://www.wpunj.edu/financial-aid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $375
Out of State $618

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ericka from NJ
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Again, this school is cheap. And the administration really tries to keep the tuition costs down. I think it has more scholarship opportunities for the average student instead of having everything decided by merit.

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  • 1
  • anonymous
  • Feb-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Again, this school was nothing I expected it to be and I feel like I'm wasting money everyday I'm here. Financial Aid made a mistake with my account and withdrew me from all my classes at the beginning of the semester and the only way they'd fix the problem was if I paid $450, which I had to, on top of my tuition. Very frustrating that no on e was helpful or wanted to even explain anything to me.

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  • 5
  • Asempa from Newark, NJ
  • Dec-04-2013 I am a current student here

    It is definitely worth you money ! no other school will give a more social life - maybe other than rutgers. but still WPU is top ranked.

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  • 4
  • Chelsea from Hamilton, NJ
  • Oct-30-2013 I am a current student here

    I rated Willy P a 3 out of 5 because I feel that I am getting my money worth in almost every element of the school besides being a resident. William Paterson is not a super expensive school to attend to begin with. I just feel that student activities should do a little more to increase the resident: commuter ratio. I live two hours away from school so I can go home every weekend like others do, so i would appreciate if more students stayed on campus so that we can enjoy our weekends.

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  • 4
  • Noah from Haledon, NJ
  • Oct-27-2013 I am a current student here

    William Paterson University is very affordable for the education that they offer. With a Pell Grant knocking half of the tuition out of the way, minimal loans are needed to finish off the cost. With a federal grant and a state grant, New Jersey locals can attend school for near-free.

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