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Economics at William Paterson University of New Jersey

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Economics at William Paterson University of New Jersey

Every economics school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the economics 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 has a total student population of 9,635. Of the 1,755 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2021, 10 of them were economics majors.

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

William Paterson University Economics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

William Paterson University Economics Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the economics 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 economics major at William Paterson University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Economics. 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 Economics Schools 531

How Much Do Economics Graduates from William Paterson University Make?

The median salary of economics students who receive their bachelor's degree at William Paterson University is $35,787. This is less than $45,868, which is the national average of all economics majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Economics Student Demographics at William Paterson University

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

William Paterson University Economics Bachelor’s Program

20% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 10 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from William Paterson University in 2020-2021, 80% were men and 20% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 39% more racial-ethnic minorities in its economics 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 economics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Economics Grads May Go Into

A degree in economics 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
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 19,330 $87,210
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Survey Researchers 480 $76,040
Economics Professors 340 $117,220
Economists 180 $100,500


*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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