COVID Health and Safety Update

WP Alert: All classes will be remote for the first week of the semester, January 24 to 30, returning to a normal schedule on Monday, January 31. Staff will remain on the staggered work schedule (Black and Orange) until Monday, January 31, with in-person staffing as needed. Click for details. Click for details.

Open House

Winter Open House:
Saturday, Feb. 12—Virtual


Power in Diversity

Our new Pre-Doctoral Fellows Program supports underrepresented scholars and helps create a more inclusive campus community


Advanced Anatomy

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


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 407 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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We’re known for helping low-income students graduate into good-paying jobs.

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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 82,000 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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