Undergraduate Catalog 2016 - 2017


William Paterson University invites applications from all qualified students. Students seeking undergraduate admission, whether full or part-time, degree or nondegree, must submit a completed application form, all of the required transcripts and documents, and a $50 nonrefundable, nontransferable application fee. In order to be considered for any semester, the application and all supporting transcripts and information must be received on or before the established deadlines.

All Applicants

Admission to William Paterson University is on a rolling basis. For scholarship consideration, students must submit their application by February 15. For financial aid consideration, students must submit the FAFSA by April 1. Admitted students are required to provide a deposit no later than May 1. Students will be serviced on a first-come, first-serve basis. Therefore, students are encouraged to apply before the deadlines listed above.

Application Deadlines

Although we operate on a rolling basis, it is important to submit your supporting transcripts and information by the dates shown below. This will allow ample time for testing, advisement, and orientation.

Freshmen, Transfer, Second Degree, Readmit:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: December 1

Applicants who do not submit required records of all prior college coursework, high school records, standardized test results, or other required documents by the deadline may not have their application reviewed in time for enrollment in that semester.

For more information please visit William Paterson University Admissions