Spring Open House

Join us Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m.


Powered by Pioneers

Prepare to take the next step and become a powerhouse in whatever you pursue. Every step is intentional, every Pioneer is a powerhouse.

Ready, Set, Succeed

Real-life learning for real-life jobs. Where will your passion take you?



Your future starts today. Take the next step.


What are you waiting for?

req info button
apply button

Our greatest strength is helping you find yours

At William Paterson University, we continuously empower our students to achieve the goals
they set for themselves. Here are some of the ways we help our students succeed.

infographic professors

Think of our professors as Olympic Gold Medalists in Academics.

infographic guru

You’ll find your guru at WP.

infographic sports

Our sports programs add Pioneer pride to the campus community.

infographic scholarships

Thousands of scholarships available. Invaluable education. Great value.

infographic small classes

Small can make a big difference.

infographic start of the art

Undergrads wrap their arms around the real world in state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and studios.

infographic give back

11,000 hours of community service in one year. Our students give back, big time.

infographic acres

Our campus is a vibrant community, set on 407 wooded suburban acres.

infographic new york

You can almost bite the Big Apple from here.

infographic sports

From intramurals or club sports to intercollegiate athletics, the WP community offers something for everyone.

infographic social mobility

We’re known for helping low-income students graduate into good-paying jobs.

infographic greek

Go Greek. Get social. Soak up some culture. Find your club or start one.

infographic face time

Get a little face time with your future employers.

infographic alumni stats

Our 82,000 alumni are living proof that our students achieve greatness—on campus and out in the world.

background image
Summer Session 2024
Annual Report 2023
Undergraduate Admissions
Virtual Tour Button

Why WP?


The one-on-one help from professors and small class sizes. You get so much attention from your teachers and administrators, and whoever you need to talk to, which has been huge for me. It's just really personal.

Claire Johnson '24

background image

Social @ WP