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Paterson is a city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 146,199, rendering it New Jersey's third-most-populous city reflecting a decline of 3,023 (-2.0%) from the 149,222 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 8,331 (+5.9%) from the 140,891 counted in the 1990 Census. The Census Bureau estimated a 2011 population of 146,427, an increase of 228 (+0.2%) since 2010. Detailed analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data reveals that Paterson continues to carry the second-highest density of any U.S. city with over 100,000 people, behind only New York City. Paterson is known as the "Silk City" for its dominant role in silk production during the latter half of the 19th century but has since evolved into a major destination for Hispanic emigrants as well as for immigrants practicing Islam.

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Schools in and around Paterson, NJ

Name
Passaic County Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,030 average out-state tuition; $3,015 average in-state tuition
Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Berkeley College-Woodland Park
Four or more years; Private for profit; $20,700 average out-state tuition; $20,700 average in-state tuition
Dover Business College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit; $14,535 average out-state tuition; $14,535 average in-state tuition
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
William Paterson University of New Jersey
Four or more years; Public; $14,131 average out-state tuition; $6,967 average in-state tuition
Roman Academy of Beauty Culture
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Paterson, NJ Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Caroline Thorn Kissel Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship $2,000 February 10, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017