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Ethnic Studies at William Paterson University of New Jersey

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Ethnic Studies at William Paterson University of New Jersey

What traits are you looking for in a ethnic studies school? To help you decide if William Paterson University of New Jersey is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's ethnic studies program.

William Paterson University is located in Wayne, New Jersey and has a total student population of 9,635. In 2021, 10 ethnic studies majors received their bachelor's degree from William Paterson University.

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

William Paterson University Ethnic Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies

Online Classes Are Available at William Paterson University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? William Paterson University offers distance education options for ethnic studies at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

William Paterson University Ethnic Studies Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The ethnic studies major at William Paterson University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Ethnic Studies. 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 Popular Online Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5

Ethnic Studies Student Demographics at William Paterson University

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

William Paterson University Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Program

80% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 10 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in ethnic studies from William Paterson University in 2021, 20% were men and 80% were women. The typical ethnic studies bachelor's degree program is made up of only 18% men. So male students are more repesented at William Paterson University since its program graduates 2% more men than 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 ethnic studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Ethnic Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in ethnic studies 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
Interpreters and Translators 540 $74,750


*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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