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William Paterson University of New Jersey Tuition & Cost

Wayne, New Jersey

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
$30,660
In State Costs for William Paterson University of New Jersey
Fee Cost
Tuition$13,246
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$124
Room and Board $13,440
Other Expenses Budget$2,250
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$39,058
Out of State Costs for William Paterson University of New Jersey
Fee Cost
Tuition$21,644
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$124
Room and Board $13,440
Other Expenses Budget$2,250

Residents of New Jersey pay an annual total price of $30,660 to attend William Paterson University of New Jersey on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $13,246 for tuition, $13,440 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $124 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $39,058 which is 27.4% higher than New Jersey residents. The tuition charge is $21,644 while room and board is $13,440, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $124.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend William Paterson University of New Jersey when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$15,096
Net Price by Income William Paterson University of New Jersey
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,910
$30,001 to $48,000$19,438
$48,001 to $75,000$20,540
$75,001 to $110,000$20,513
$110,000+$19,734

The average reported annual net price for William Paterson University of New Jersey for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,096 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

75% of full-time undergrad William Paterson University of New Jersey received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,938 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 68% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,271 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,802.

Finanical Aid William Paterson University of New Jersey
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,938 75%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $6,977 22%
Pell Grants $4,894 60%
Other Federal Grants $1,354 8%
State and Local Grants $5,462 53%
Federal Student Loans $5,271 68%
Other Student Loans $12,802 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to William Paterson University of New Jersey, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $44,220. The loan balance of $44,220 is a four year multiple of the $11,055 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $422 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $44,220
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $421.91
Total Interest Paid $6,408.91
Sum of All Loan Payments $50,628.91

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$122,640
Year New Jersey Residents Non Residents
1 $30,660 $39,058
2 $35,185 $44,822
3 $40,377 $51,436
4 $46,335 $59,027

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at William Paterson University of New Jersey to be $122,640 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 14.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at William Paterson University of New Jersey
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New Jersey Residents $424 $1,272 $1,696
Out of State Residents $701 $2,103 $2,804

Estimated cost for a class at William Paterson University of New Jersey based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at William Paterson University of New Jersey versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

William Paterson University of New Jersey Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187444 IPEDS survey data for William Paterson University of New Jersey.