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Is William Paterson University a Good School for the Money?

William Paterson University of New Jersey Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a William Paterson University degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the William Paterson University annual value report below.

Within New Jersey, William Paterson University Offers Average Quality for a Fair Price.

Average New Jersey Value
Average New Jersey Quality

William Paterson University of New Jersey is ranked #19 out of #33 in New Jersey for quality and #14 out of #27 for New Jersey value.

This makes it average quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  14 out of 27
Great Value
State Value Score  48.15 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if William Paterson University offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

William Paterson University of New Jersey is ranked #1,173 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe William Paterson University of New Jersey is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1173 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  20.31 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Jefferson College of Health Sciences $95,504 A
Columbia International University $95,528 A
Arkansas State University - Main Campus $100,142 A-
Northern State University $105,705 A-
Lee University $108,320 B+
Wingate University $111,703 B
Cornerstone University $111,782 B
The University of West Florida $115,112 B
Clarion University of Pennsylvania $118,155 B
University of Louisiana at Lafayette $143,236 D-
William Paterson University of New Jersey $143,976 D-

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $143,976 in Total

The average William Paterson University student's degree will cost an estimated $143,976. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $31,853 and a typical 4.52 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $31,853
Average Years to Graduate 4.52
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $143,976

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average William Paterson University student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your William Paterson University degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$106,591 In-State With Aid
$164,130 Avg Cost No Aid
4.52 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at William Paterson University.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $164,130 #549 B-
All Students $143,976 #1,173 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $132,138 #1,160 D-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $138,583 #11 C+
All Students $118,429 #14 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $106,591 #12 C+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New Jersey.

About 90% of William Paterson University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what William Paterson University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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