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Will. Power.

You have the WILL to succeed. Now let’s POWER it forward.


Reopening Plan Update

Classes will be a mix of in-person and online options


Will. Power.

Personal attention is at the core of what we do. So is personal success.


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


William Paterson’s Cotsakos College of Business has created the ultimate academic experience for me. All of my professors have been engaging, insightful, and helpful in making sure everyone understands the material. WP also gives students numerous opportunities to make professional connections to help pave a path to a successful career, such as Meet the Firms, when several accounting firms come to campus to accept student resumes and conduct interviews. This has overall been a life-changing experience that I am incredibly thankful for.

Donny Ventriglia ‘21

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