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Can I get into William Paterson University of New Jersey? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,318 out of 9,851 applicants or 74% were admitted making William Paterson University of New Jersey a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. William Paterson University of New Jersey typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||22%||18%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to William Paterson University of New Jersey and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1065 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 98 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1065 to 1150||Avg +||74%-83%|
|980 to 1065||Avg -||63%-74%|
|895 to 980||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 895||Low||<50%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into William Paterson University of New Jersey. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Paterson University of New Jersey was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as William Paterson University of New Jersey accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||31%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 10 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to William Paterson University of New Jersey and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||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.