Undergraduate Admissions

Open House: Apr. 22 »

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, October 8th, 10am-2pm
Student Center

Click here to register


Will. Power.

Come see our beautiful 370-acre wooded campus.


"I gained all the building blocks I needed: experience, an internship, and interview skills."

– Heather Cook ’16

Communication/media production major,
Project Coordinator, NBC Universal


Will. Power.

If you have the will to succeed, William Paterson University is here to help you follow your dreams. Our students are inspired to achieve remarkable things.


"Helping others has been the key to finding my own path."

– Brianna Egers ’20

Marketing major, winner of 2017 national Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award for civic engagement


"Professor Griffiths helped me learn how to think like a researcher and taught me lab and analytical skills."

– Zack Biskup ’18

Environmental science major, conducting research with Professor Mick Griffiths


“Professor Andrew has guided me to help make a difference here on campus. She encouraged me to 'go for it' in terms of getting involved and taking on leadership positions.”

– Andrew Massefski '19

Accounting/Finance Major, Honors College business track, Rugby Club president and University Board of Trustees student representative, pictured with Professor Barbara Andrew, executive director of the University Honors College.


Will. Power.

It's easy to become part of our welcoming and diverse community.



Explore your future campus

Discover firsthand all that William Paterson has to offer by attending one of our many
visit opportunities offered throughout the year.

Come to an Open House or sign up for a personalized tour designed just for you!
We’ll even waive the $50 application fee when you take a tour or attend Open House.

Guide your Will. Power. toward your future career

Use the search bar to find out more information about any major you want. If you are still making up your mind, you have the option to explore all our majors.

What do you want to study at WP?

Experience Academic Excellence


I’ve had unique opportunities to not only delve into research atypical of an undergraduate institution, but also to present work at national conferences.

Jason Codrington, '17
chemistry major

Funding your education

William Paterson provides an exceptional and affordable public education. Learn about the many financial aid programs that support our students’ education, including scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment.


What are you waiting for?