Application Requirements and Deadlines For Fall 2019, admission to most majors is test-optional. Test scores are required for: Admission to Nursing and Communication Disorders majors Consideration of merit scholarships and University Honors College admission Your Application Checklist High school transcript If submitting scores, your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from The College 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 Fall December 1 - Priority Nursing consideration February 1 - Priority Merit Scholarship consideration March 1 - Priority University Honors College consideration August 1 (extended from June 1)* - Regular Spring December 1 Freshman decisions are processed on a Rolling Admissions basis. In order to maintain quality programs and student services, the University will adhere to the printed deadlines. Your application and all supporting official transcripts/documents must be received by the deadlines above. Failure to submit complete, official records of all AP/prior college coursework and high school transcripts will result in a delay in the application review process. Applications and all supporting documents must be received by the Undergraduate Admissions Office by stated deadlines to ensure that a decision can be rendered for the desired term. *Students with extenuating circumstances after the stated deadlines should contact the Admissions Office directly at 973-720-2646 or Admissions@wpunj.edu and speak with an admissions counselor.