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Mathematics at William Paterson University of New Jersey

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Mathematics at William Paterson University of New Jersey

If you plan to study mathematics, take a look at what William Paterson University of New Jersey has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

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, 22 students received a bachelor's degree in math from William Paterson University.

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

William Paterson University Mathematics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math

William Paterson University Mathematics Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks math programs across the country. The following shows how William Paterson University performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The math major at William Paterson University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mathematics. 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
Best Mathematics Schools 216
Most Popular Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 242
Most Focused Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 381

How Much Do Math Graduates from William Paterson University Make?

The median salary of math students who receive their bachelor's degree at William Paterson University is $40,517. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $43,164 for all math students.


Math Student Demographics at William Paterson University

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

William Paterson University Mathematics Bachelor’s Program

59% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 math students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from William Paterson University, about 41% were men and 59% were women. The typical math bachelor's degree program is made up of only 39% women. So female students are more repesented at William Paterson University since its program graduates 20% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 16% more racial-ethnic minorities in its math 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 math.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Math Grads May Go Into

A degree in math 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
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Mathematical Science Professors 1,690 $96,400
Statisticians 1,230 $116,090
Mathematicians 270 $117,060


*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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