International Partnerships

William Paterson University partners with a limited number of credible academic and collaborative institutions around the world.

Our international partners help us recruit and vet student admissions requests. Many of our partners offer custom-designed degree pathways that take advantage of learning that students take in-country to reduce the cost and time of completing their William Paterson degree.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education


Manipal Academy of Higher Education is a highly ranked university with campuses around the globe. They are ranked 25th in the world for Quality Education by Times Education World University Impact Rankings. Our global MBA program with Manipal Academy builds on coursework begun at Manipal University, with completion of the MBA taken at our campus in Wayne, New Jersey. Students apply for this program through Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

D.Y. Patil University


Founded in 2003, D.Y. Patil is a highly respected university with 14 schools spread across 13 constituent campuses in India. Our MBA program with DY Patil builds on coursework done at DPU, with completion of the MBA taken at our campus in Wayne, New Jersey.  Students apply for this program through D.Y. Patil University.

ZCo Global Partner Solutions

Vistuoso Education

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ZCo Global Partner Solutions (ZCo GPS) is a transnational education company, providing international student program design, marketing, recruitment, assessment, and coordination through a network of higher education institutes across the globe. Vistuoso Education is ZCo GPS’s global partner.

Global MSN program

Through ZCo GPS and Vistuoso Education, William Paterson University offers experienced nurses around the globe an opportunity to earn their Master of Science degree in Nursing in the United States. ZCo GPS and Vistuoso Education can work with MSN students to secure employment in the United States if they need income while in here.  Apply for this program here.