Unleash Your Potential If you have the will to succeed, William Paterson University can help you move forward. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students who are motivated to achieve remarkable things. Whether you are just beginning to shape your path or building on your knowledge and experience to advance your career, we offer an environment that is academically challenging, supportive, and rich in opportunities. Undergraduate Studies With a vast array of majors to choose from, your options are wide open. Each department is geared toward developing your knowledge, experience, and confidence as you explore new directions. Graduate Studies You'll gain the skills and credentials you need to advance your career through a wide range of rigorous graduate programs that offer flexibility for working professionals. Financial Aid We back our commitment to excellent, affordable education with a variety of student assistance and scholarship opportunities based on need, scholastic performance, and related achievements. Campus Location Our beautiful 370-acre wooded campus in the suburban community of Wayne, NJ, is three miles from the historic Great Falls and just 20 miles from New York City with its wealth of career and cultural opportunities.