William Paterson University

Wayne, NJ

University Overview

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a comprehensive public institution of higher learning, committed to promoting student success, academic excellence, diversity and community outreach. The University offers undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs. Founded in the city of Paterson in 1855, William Paterson is the second oldest of the nine state colleges and universities in New Jersey. Set on 370 wooded acres on a beautiful suburban campus in Wayne, just 20 miles from the rich cultural, artistic and commercial life of New York City.