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Accounting at William Paterson University of New Jersey

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Accounting at William Paterson University of New Jersey

Every accounting school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the accounting program at William Paterson University of New Jersey stacks up to those at other schools.

William Paterson University is located in Wayne, New Jersey and approximately 9,635 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 88 students received a bachelor's degree in accounting from William Paterson University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

William Paterson University Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

William Paterson University Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at William Paterson University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at William Paterson University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 176
Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 344
Best Accounting Schools 587

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from William Paterson University Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at William Paterson University is $46,547. This is 1% higher than $46,292, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at William Paterson University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at William Paterson University of New Jersey.

William Paterson University Accounting Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 88 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from William Paterson University in 2020-2021, 48% were men and 52% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at William Paterson University since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 25% more racial-ethnic minorities in its accounting bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from William Paterson University of New Jersey with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 34
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

William Paterson University also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for William Paterson University of New Jersey.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43,380 $46,860
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Financial Managers 21,340 $175,880
Financial Analysts 10,560 $106,100
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,130 $47,450


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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