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


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Student success is always in bloom at William Paterson University


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WP faculty welcome students to online education with inspiring messages of encouragement


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From donating supplies to volunteering at a COVID-19 testing site, members of the WP family live the institution’s core value of civic engagement

Members of the William Paterson Community Step Up to Do Good During the COVID-19 Pandemic


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


My goal since Day One was to be one of the students selected for the Athletic Training Education Program’s internship with the New York Giants football team. Each day that I had with the team’s medical staff, I tried my best to ask as many questions as possible, so that one day, I can get myself to the position they are in. This internship was such an amazing experience, and it is an incredible opportunity that the University grants to students.

Bailey Wyrostek ’20
Athletic training

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