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William Paterson University, which is nationally recognized both as one of the most diverse campuses in the region and as a Hispanic Serving Institution, is committed to diversity and inclusion for all.


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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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80,000 square feet of classrooms and labs in our newest building.

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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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Attending WP has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. Being a first-generation college student can be frightening, but the support from my professors has been extraordinary. They take time to talk to me and guide me through assignments. Plus, the diversity of programs WP offers to help students succeed are many, like the ASPIRE program. I did not expect to find such personal connection in a university, but it’s here, and I love it.

Josefina Soperanes ‘21
Spanish Language & Culture and Secondary Education

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