Explore Our Campus
William Paterson University 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 Great Falls in Paterson. Wayne has been recognized by Money Magazine (2010)
as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States for its location, wide variety
of recreational activities, and close-knit community feel.
The University Commons is the heart of our campus life and activity and our
innovative facilities prepare you to reach the forefront of leading professions.
We offer a vibrant student life for all of our students — both resident and
Take our virtual tour »
While we can describe the beauty of our campus in great detail, the best way
for you to see William Paterson University is up close. Campus visits — from
our small, personal campus tours to our large-scale open houses — are available
year-round. Start with our Virtual Tour; then make your reservation to come
see us in person!