Freshman (First Year) Students

How to Apply

Fall Deadlines
  • After June 1 - Rolling Admissions
  • June 1 - Regular
  • March 1 - University Honors College Consideration
  • January 1 - Merit Scholarship Consideration
  • December 1 - Priority Nursing Consideration
  • WPOnline - Click here for all deadlines
Spring Deadlines
  • December 1

Freshman decisions are processed on a Rolling Admissions basis.

  • High school transcript(understand your right to privacy)
  • If submitting scores, your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from The College Board or the American College Testing Program
  • Portfolio review for BFA Art applicants or Decision Desk application for music applicants
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who attend an official visit to the University)

You will receive emails after you submit your application. One will be your Official Application Acknowledgement, which will contain your WP Student ID number. It will also contain instructions on how to check your application status and submit your documentation.

Take the Next Step

Apply Now Request Information Check My Application Status Visit the Campus Scholarship Opportunities

Questions or need help?
Please do not hesitate to contact our Undergraduate Admissions team at: Phone: 973-720-2125
Text: 973-221-8873