Benefits of Online Learning at William Paterson
100% online coursework
Our online programs enable you to advance your career while continuing to meet work and family obligations. Your courses are accessible anytime, anywhere, so you can complete your degree without putting your life on hold.
Recognized academic excellence
WP is a model of outstanding and affordable public higher education characterized by rigorous academic preparation and a wide array of experiential opportunities. Our nationally recognized programs prepare students for high-demand professional roles.
Highly acclaimed faculty
Our faculty members provide a valuable blend of accomplished scholarship and practical, applied experience. Among the University’s faculty are 41 Fulbright Scholars and recipients of numerous other awards, grants, and fellowships.
Social mobility commitment
WP is among the national leaders in helping to prepare economically disadvantaged students for good-paying jobs. We rank 119 out of 1,458—in the top nine percent of institutions in the country—on the 2019 Social Mobility Index created by CollegeNET, Inc.
Value and convenience
Our online programs offer affordable pay-as-you-go tuition and multiple start dates per year, allowing the opportunity to start coursework on your schedule and finish faster. You will earn the same quality degree as our on-campus students.
Honoring our military
WP wholeheartedly supports educating veterans and active service members. We have been honored as a Military Friendly® School by MilitaryFriendly.com and have been included in their MFS Guide each year since 2011.