William Paterson University Of New Jersey

William Paterson University Of New Jersey

William Paterson University is a public university located in Wayne, New Jersey, a suburb of New York City. It was established in 1855. The campus is spread across an area of over 350 wooded acres in northeast New Jersey. The university enrolls more than 10,000 students every year. William Paterson University offers an array of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • Arts and Communication
  • Christos M. Cotsakos College of Business
  • Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science and Health

William Paterson University fields more than 10 intercollegiate sports teams in the NCAA Division III. The sports teams are nicknamed the Pioneers. Some of the notable alumni of this university are Wendy Coakley-Thompson, writer of 'Back to Life'; Rod Daniels, anchorman for WBAL-TV Channel 11 in Baltimore; and Tom Fitzgerald, journalist and Emmy award winner.

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Environmental Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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