Information for First-Year (Freshman) Students

Your Application Checklist

  • High school transcript
  • Your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from the College Entrance Examination Board or the American College Testing Program
  • Portfolio review for BFA Art applicants or Decision Desk application for music applicants
  • $50 application fee

Your Application Dates

Priority Dates:

  • Nursing Consideration:
    December 1
  • Early Action (non-binding) Admissions:
    December 1
  • Scholarship Consideration:
    February 1
  • University Honors College:
    March 1
  • Rolling (post Early Action) Admissions:
    June 1
  • Financial Aid:
    April 1
  • Housing:
    May 1