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WP’s program in public health, among the oldest in the country, is known for producing standout grads


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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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7,209 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 370 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 70,000 alumni are living proof that our students achieve greatness—on campus and out in the world.

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Experience Academic Excellence


I was blown away by the amount of resources here – not only physically on the campus, but also within our faculty. The professors don’t just teach us and go home; they are doing a lot of great work and research within their discipline, and they include students in that – and that’s what I’ve really valued. Faculty offer opportunities to learn outside of class all the time, which makes what we’re learning in class applicable and easier to understand.

Shellecia Smith ’20
Public health

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