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Our Newest Alumni!

More than 2,000 bachelor’s degrees were conferred during the University’s undergraduate Commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center


Congratulations, Graduates!

Nearly 1,000 students were celebrated for earning doctoral and master’s degrees at two ceremonies on May 20 on campus.


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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.

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Think of our professors as Olympic Gold Medalists in Academics.

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You’ll find your guru at WP.

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Our sports programs add Pioneer pride to the campus community.

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Thousands of scholarships available. Invaluable education. Great value.

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Small can make a big difference.

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

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

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

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You can almost bite the Big Apple from here.

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

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

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

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Get a little face time with your future employers.

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

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Why WP?


William Paterson holds a place close to my heart thanks to the great bonds I’ve formed within Greek Life and the constant support of my professors, who have been nothing less than excellent. I am truly grateful.

Kevin Diehl '26
Criminology & Criminal Justice

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