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Location | Wayne
Population | 11,500
Enrollment | 10,321
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 09/04-12/20
Spring | 01/22-05/15

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Wayne, NJ


About This Campus

Set on 370 wooded acres in northeast New Jersey, the campus is located just 20 miles west of New York City. Founded in the city Paterson in 1855, William Paterson is one of the nine state colleges and universities in New Jersey. Today, WPUNJ enrolls more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students. It supports 30 undergraduate and 19 graduate degree programs in five colleges: Arts and Communication, Christos M. Costakos College of Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Health. The institution's 350 full-time faculty, who are widely respected for their teaching, research and scholarship, include 26 Fulbright scholars.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Understand Chances of Placement


  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? After campus students
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Education and Nursing.

Audition or portfolio review is required for admission to music and art classes. Non-native English speakers must have a TOEFL score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 79-80 Internet. Exchange unavailable to students from other New Jersey NSE campuses. NSE students may not take courses in Athletic Training.

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, African American Studies, African Studies... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, 213.00 computer or 79.00 Internet
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 01/10/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $7312.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 19
  • Home Payment: 19

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $150.00 Semester Host & Home Mandatory
Activity Fee $61.82 Semester Host Mandatory
Athletic Fee $120.80 Semester Host Mandatory
Technology Fee $150 Year Host Mandatory
Resnet Fee $40.00 Semester Host & Home Mandatory
Campus Facilities Fee $26.78 Semester Host Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: General Services Fee 41.36 Student Gov Association Fee 66.00 Student Services Fee 10.98

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 01/10/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $1800
  • Proximity to campus: 2-4 miles
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 01/10/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $650 per semester.


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