William Paterson University and Bergen Community College Sign Transfer Admissions Agreement that Strengthens Partnership with On-site Admissions Counseling Two Days a Week


William Paterson University and Bergen Community College signed a “Two Plus Two Admissions Agreement” that further streamlines the process for students who wish to obtain their two-year associate degree at Bergen Community College and graduate two years later with a baccalaureate degree at William Paterson University.

As the latest agreement in a long-standing relationship between the two institutions, it specifies that William Paterson admissions representatives will be available on-site at Bergen Community College at least two days a week to counsel and admit prospective students. Students graduating with associate in arts or associate in science degrees from Bergen Community College are guaranteed admission to most majors at William Paterson University.

“We are very pleased to partner with Bergen Community College to provide students with a seamless transition into bachelor’s degree programs at William Paterson University,” says Kathleen Waldron, president of William Paterson University. “We are proud to strengthen the academic and support partnership between our institutions by having William Paterson admissions counselors available at Bergen Community College at least two days a week.”

For additional information on this program, please contact William Paterson University Admissions at admissions@wpunj.edu or 973-720-2125.

William Paterson University is a leading public University with more than 10,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered by five academic colleges: Arts and Communication, Cotsakos College of Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Health.

Its 370-acre wooded campus is located in suburban Wayne, New Jersey, just 20 miles from New York City, adjacent to 1,200 acres of wetlands and woodlands, and only three miles from the historic Paterson Great Falls.

The University offers a wide range of learning opportunities in its classrooms, laboratories, and studios, and throughout the campus, as well as at various off-campus locations. William Paterson’s faculty members provide a valuable blend of accomplished scholarship and practical, applied experience. Among the University’s faculty are 41 Fulbright scholars and recipients of numerous other awards, grants, and fellowships. Students benefit from individualized attention from faculty mentors, small class sizes, and numerous research, internship, and clinical experiences.

10/13/17