Will. Power.

The William Paterson University Class of 2024 has found so many creative ways to celebrate their #WPAccepted status! Meet a few of the newest members of our Pioneer family.


Will. Power.

New Jersey students, it's time to come home! Complete your degree at WP through the statewide #NJComeHome initiative and help revitalize our great state with your talent and service.



Registration open now for visiting and continuing students! Sessions run through August 17.


A contribution of any amount will help WP students in financial crisis during these challenging times


What are you waiting for?

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Our greatest strength is helping you find yours

At William Paterson University, we continuously empower our students to achieve the goals
they set for themselves. Here are some of the ways we help our students succeed.

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Think of our professors as Olympic Gold Medalists in Academics.

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You’ll find your guru at WP.

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Our sports programs add Pioneer pride to the campus community.

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Thousands of scholarships available. Invaluable education. Great value.

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Small can make a big difference.

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Undergrads wrap their arms around the real world in state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and studios.

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4 years of guaranteed housing. We’ve got a room with your name on it.

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11,000 hours of community service in one year. Our students give back, big time.

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Our campus is a vibrant community, set on 380 wooded suburban acres.

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You can almost bite the Big Apple from here.

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From intramurals or club sports to intercollegiate athletics, the WP community offers something for everyone.

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80,000 square feet of classrooms and labs in our newest building.

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From China to England to India... grab your passport and learn about the world.

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Go Greek. Get social. Soak up some culture. Find your club or start one.

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Get a little face time with your future employers.

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Our 80,000 alumni are living proof that our students achieve greatness—on campus and out in the world.

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Experience Academic Excellence


As a student at WP, I’ve been given so many opportunities to succeed. Smaller class sizes allow me to get one-on-one feedback from professors, and the skills I’ve built in class helped me to write and publish two books. I’m currently working on two large creative projects under my professors’ guidance that are really helping me to grow as a writer and build my professional portfolio.

Jimmy Sharkey ’20
English and communications

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