Wagner College

Campus Description

Wagner College’s 105 acre campus is located in the New York City borough of Staten Island, in a neighborhood of historic estates and mansions. Once the American home of the Cunard shipping-lines dynasty, Wagner’s quiet and beautiful campus provides space for intellectual rigor and access to diverse urban experiences.

Wagner College attracts and develops active learners and future leaders. Wagner College has received national acclaim (Time magazine, American Association of Colleges and Universities) for its innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts. The Wagner Plan unites deep learning and practical application incorporating the college’s longstanding commitment to the liberal arts, experiential learning and interdisciplinary education with geographical location and enduring bond with New York City.

One Campus Rd., Staten Island, NY 10301

Toll-free outside NYS only 800.221.1010 or 718.390.3411

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


Varsity Sports: NCAA Division I: Women's: basketball, cross-country, fencing, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, water polo. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, lacrosse, tennis, track, water polo.

Intramural Sports: basketball, bowling, soccer, softball, table tennis.

Club Sports: cheerleading, dance, ice hockey, rugby.

Clubs and Activities

Allies, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Omega, American Medical Students Association, Amnesty, Assoc. Supervision & Curriculum Development, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Biology, Club Italiano, College Dems, Commuters (CSA), Delta Nu, Extreme Sports Club, Finance Club, Gender Forum, Greek Senate, Harp & Bowl: Wagner Christian Fellowship, History Club, IFC, Islamic Society, Kallista Yearbook, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Kappa Sigma Alpha, Lutheran Student Movement, Marching Band, Marketing Club, Model United Nations, Music Society, Muslim Student Association, Nimbus, Nubian Student Union Association, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Physicians Assistant Association, Pre-Dental Club, Pre-Health Society, Promising Student Society, Psi Chi National Honor Society, Psychology Club, Residence Hall Association, Sigma Tau Delta, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Government Association, Student Nursing Association, Society of Arts Administration Students, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Tau Kappa Sigma, TBA, The French Connection, The Newman Club, The Panhellenic Council, The Philosophy Club, Theatre Advisory Board, Theta Chi, Up 'Til Dawn, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Vocal Synergy, Wagner College Campus Activity Board, Wagner College Habitat for Humanity, Wagner College Hillel Foundation, Wagner College Republicans, Wagner Peace Coalition, Wagner Student Investment Club.

Featured Programs

The "Wagner Plan" is a unique four year program taken by all students. It includes "learning communities" and experiential learning (internships) beginning in the first year and culminating in the fourth year in the student's major. Study Abroad and Service Learning are also key components.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,741 (Full-time: 629 men, 1,078 women; Part-time: 12 men, 22 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 452 (Full-time: 90 men, 114 women; Part-time: 59 men, 189 women)
62% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
31% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 520 – 610
SAT math range: 510 – 620
ACT range: 22 – 27
81% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
19% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American7.1%8.4%
% Asian3.3%5.3%
% Hispanic / Latino11.1%6.4%
% White, Non-Hispanic66.0%72%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.1%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien3.1%3.5%
% Two or more races2.1%1.1%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity7.2%3.3%

Tuition Information for 2016-2017

Tuition & Fees:
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

$1,100 per credit

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- February 15 regular decision, early action for theater and physician assistant programs December 1; spring-December 15
Transfer Applications:
fall- June 1; spring- December 15

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines for Freshmen:
fall- April 15, priority February 15; spring- rolling
Financial Aid Deadlines for Transfers:

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript; SAT or ACT (optional); 2 letters of recommendation; essay; interview (recommended); $60 fee.
Transfers: Official college transcripts; HS transcript; SAT and ACT scores (optional); $60 fee.
International: HS transcript and transcript evaluation on a course-by-course basis by NACES member; SAT or ACT (optional); 2 letters of recommendation; essay; interview (recommended); proof of English language proficiency minimum 79 TOEFL or minimum 6.5 IELTS; $60 fee.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic; Performance; Athletic Scholarships