The WP Online experience

Our online programs give you the power to turn your aspirations into achievements and accelerate your career.

Benefits of Online Learning at William Paterson

WP Online combines the flexibility of remote learning, cutting-edge curriculum, and nonstop support from faculty. We’re proud to be trailblazers in online education and look forward to meeting you exactly where you are.

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 well-paying jobs. We rank in the top three percent of institutions in the country—on the 2021 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 and have been included in their MFS Guide each year since 2011.

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