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William Paterson University

Campus Life and Facilities

Visiting And Contact Information

Admissions Hall

300 Pompton Road

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States

Phone: 973-720-2125

Fax: 973-720-2910


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 60*
Fire Safety Rating: 94
Green Rating: 73
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 370.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.wpunj.edu/police/services/clery-act.dot

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 24.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for single students

*A floor for women is available in one of the residence halls. **Apartment style housing is available in groups of single students who are 21 or older or are 20 with 58 or more credits. Academic interest housing is available; High Mountain East is freshmen scholars and High Mountain West houses upperclass students who maintain a 2.5 GPA or better. One residence hall is reserved for students who are 21 or older. The University offers substance free and recovering housing as well.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:61
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:24
Number of Social Sororities:11
    % of women who join:2%
Number of Social Fraternities:14
% of men who join: 1
Number of Religious Organizations:4
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Women's Center offers programs. Day-long LGBT conference. Chosen,The Gay Straight Alliance.
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Educational Enrichment and Academic Support, which offers a variety of services and programs to promote the academic success of minority students. Examples are a mentorship program, a tutorial program, and a program designed to promote minority participation and success in the sciences.
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Pioneers
Women's Sports Team Name:Pioneers
Team Mascot:Billy the Bear
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Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 183
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 15.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $100
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 70.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art galleries; Collection of NJ State Documents; Collection of William Paterson's private papers; Interactive television classroom; Neurobiology facility;E-Trading Campus Network with ATM technology; Center for Computer Art and Animation; State-of-the-art electron microscopy facility; Teleconference Center with uplink and downlink capabilities; 44,000 square foot, state-of-the-art studio art facility; Center for Electro-Acoustic Music (CEM); E-Trade Financial Learning Center, a real-time simulated trading and financial educational facility; Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales including real-time Sales Laboratory
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