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Chemistry at William Paterson University of New Jersey

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Chemistry at William Paterson University of New Jersey

Every chemistry school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the chemistry 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 2021, 13 chemistry 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 Chemistry section at the bottom of this page.

William Paterson University Chemistry Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

William Paterson University Chemistry Rankings

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

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 chemistry major at William Paterson University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemistry. 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 Value Chemistry Schools 90
Best Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 129
Most Popular Chemistry Schools 401
Most Focused Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 521

Earnings of William Paterson University Chemistry Graduates

The median salary of chemistry students who receive their bachelor's degree at William Paterson University is $39,408. This is 6% higher than $37,104, which is the national average for all chemistry bachelor's degree recipients.


Chemistry Student Demographics at William Paterson University

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

William Paterson University Chemistry Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 13 chemistry majors earned their bachelor's degree from William Paterson University. Of these graduates, 38% were men and 62% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% more racial-ethnic minorities in its chemistry 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 chemistry.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Chemistry Grads May Go Into

A degree in chemistry 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
Chemists 7,460 $96,100
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,670 $80,350
Physics Postsecondary Professors 460 $113,400


*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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