COVID Health and Safety Update

Giving Tuesday

Show your Pioneer Pride with a gift that will make a meaningful difference for a William Paterson student.


Advanced Anatomy

WP’s new 3D virtual dissection and anatomy learning table provides undergraduate students with a cutting-edge tool


Open House

Fall Open House:
December 4—Virtual


Best Station

WPSC-FM Brave New Radio wins the national Marconi Award for “College Radio Station of the Year”


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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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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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 has prepared me for the future by teaching me research, data analysis, critical thinking, and writing skills. I have made lifelong friends and my professors have been nothing but encouraging of my academic dreams. My education at WP has without a doubt equipped me with the tools necessary to succeed in the real world.

Ruby Constantino '21
Africana World Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, Honors College Performing and Literary Arts Track

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