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William Paterson University of New Jersey

College of Science and Health

Wayne, NJ

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William Paterson University of New Jersey

Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey / College of Science and Health is located in Wayne, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Materials chemistry
(Certificate) Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
(Certificate) Adult gerontology nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science (MS) Communication disorders
Master of Science (MS) Exercise and sport studies
(Certificate) School nurse
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 87
Doctoral Degrees 5

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/MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Non-thesis internship/practicum (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

387
Applied
133
Accepted
77
Enrolled
34%

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/MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 2-3 letters of recommendation; personal statement; work experience (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE/MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3; work experience; 3 letters of recommendation; interview; master's degree in nursing

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

263
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.45%
Black or African American 5.7%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 17.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.28%
Unknown 3.04%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 25
Male (15)
Female (39)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behaviors of American long-eared bats, postpartum fatigue, methodologies for coating carbon nano-tubes, paleoclimatology, and pre-linguistic gestures in children with language disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
291,600

Location & Contact

Address 300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ  07470-8420
United States
Contact Dr. Venkat Sharma
Dean
Email: sharmav@wpunj.edu
Phone: 973-720-2194
Fax: 973-720-3414