William Paterson University of New Jersey Rankings by Salary Score

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William Paterson University of New Jersey's Top Rankings

William Paterson University of New Jersey is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at William Paterson University

We calculated a salary score for each of William Paterson University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at William Paterson University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for WP Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33 96% 96% $23,000 $45,110 33
Anthropology 62 91% 91% Not Reported $28,240 62
Biology, General 84 95% 95% $23,000 $34,420 84
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78 95% 95% Not Reported $49,640 78
Chemistry 90 97% 97% $24,500 $47,730 90
Communication and Media Studies 54 94% 94% $21,500 $34,250 54
Computer and Information Sciences, General 44 100% 100% $25,000 $55,150 44
Criminal Justice and Corrections 46 96% 96% $22,750 $34,990 46
Economics 15 88% 88% $22,000 $37,210 15
English Language and Literature, General 70 93% 93% $23,000 $32,470 70
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 67 86% 86% $27,000 $31,840 67
Finance and Financial Management Services 31 93% 93% $25,000 $45,820 31
Fine and Studio Arts 58 92% 92% $23,740 $27,250 58
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 74 96% 96% $24,780 $57,320 74
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 75 92% 92% Not Reported $41,570 75
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 62 95% 95% $25,000 $31,710 62
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 51 97% 97% $29,660 $35,770 51
History 95 94% 94% $25,000 $41,570 95
International Business 14 87% 87% $25,500 $36,130 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 68 95% 95% $23,000 $36,310 68
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 20 98% 98% $24,250 $44,120 20
Marketing 32 96% 96% $24,100 $39,370 32
Mathematics 55 93% 93% $26,850 $47,260 55
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 54 98% 98% $25,000 $34,190 54
Music 25 93% 93% $21,750 $22,980 25
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 46 95% 95% $30,250 $32,380 46
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) 39 95% 95% $20,500 $35,420 39
Political Science and Government 47 97% 97% $26,460 $34,850 47
Psychology, General 77 96% 96% $23,500 $33,420 77
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 87 99% 99% $26,020 $77,610 87
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 87 100% 100% Not Reported $41,030 87
Sociology 49 98% 98% $25,000 $32,470 49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 99 97% 97% $26,000 $46,500 99
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 98 100% 100% $24,500 $48,270 98

Salary Scores for WP Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 46 97% 97% $32,240 $68,670 46
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 58 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 58
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 91 98% 98% $41,000 $64,790 91
Educational Administration and Supervision 80 100% 100% Not Reported $67,660 80
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 46 93% 93% Not Reported $98,400 46
Special Education and Teaching 91 96% 96% Not Reported $60,520 91
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 92 94% 94% $37,110 $54,320 92
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 95 100% 100% $20,500 $59,090 95

Most Recent Reviews

Gina 9/16/2019

I may have admired two of the many teachers I had here. A good amount of them were rude and terrible teachers, should not be nurses or teachers. My gf went to community for nursing and I believe she received the better education wpu is expensive, the school itself had many flaws they need to figure out. Had us in class for most of the week never teaching anything even close to the exam, classes were a waste of time only that they got me to my end game. If this is the school you get into it, of course take... Read More

Christopher DeFlora 9/4/2019

Going to William Paterson was such a rewarding experience. I got to study business on their business campus which was very high tech. Most of my professors were so knowledgeable and really prepared you for the real world. Every staff member really helped me along the journey. My academic adviser helped me devise a plan to graduate in the time frame that I wanted. The business classes really helped me out. I still remember some of the concepts from my marketing class. The capstone class taught me so much about... Read More