International Student Admissions

International students can apply to William Paterson for summer, fall, or spring start. All international applicants will be required to take a minimum of 9 academic credits or three courses in each semester of study with the exception of the summer where they can take a reduced course load.

In order to apply for the MBA program you will be required to complete the MBA application located on the Graduate Admissions website. All international students must to submit the following documents for verification and admissions review. Once you complete the admissions process we will require additional information to complete your enrollment. Visit our international student admissions website here for more information.

MBA International Student Application Requirements

  • Application
  • Evaluated transcripts by World Evaluation Services or an approved NACES.org agency).
  • TOEFL, IELTS or ELS scores are required (Please inquire to see if your country is exempt from this requirement).
  • GMAT, GRE or LSAT scores (These may be waived on a case-by-case basis).
  • Professional résumé
Schedule an MBA Virtual Discussion

Whatsapp: +1 (862) 228-5076
Skype: wpunjgraduate

Why Study at William Paterson University?

International students who choose to attend William Paterson University have a variety of advantages. Our proximity to New York City (30km), the Jersey Shore (100km) and historic landmarks makes William Paterson University a very appealing and desirable location to study.

Here, students enjoy a rigorous academic experience, small classes, a safe learning environment and an abundance of resources dedicated to international student study. With easy access to all major roadways, the airport and to all that New Jersey and the surrounding areas have to offer, it is easy to see why many international students seek William Paterson as their first choice in higher education.

On Campus Resources for International Students

Office of International Students and Scholars

Our dedicated international student office will provide you with all the necessary documentation, updates and resources required for your study and full F-1 eligibility. They also provide resources for Career Practical Training and Optional Practical Training study.

Career Practical Training and Optional Practical Training Study Opportunities

Students who wish to study and work off campus as part of the MBA programs Career Practical Training Internship (CPT) can do so while receiving academic credit. Additionally, if you want to utilize the Optional Practical Training (OPT) route as offered by the MBA program we can accommodate your F-1 visa.

University Amenities and On-Campus Housing

International students at William Paterson will have access to a full array of library resources, dining services, health and wellness facilities, computer labs, the Office of International Student and Scholars, counseling center and many others.