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Wagner College

Staten Island, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About Wagner College

Wagner College is a private liberal arts school with strong professional programs in New York City. Our beautiful 105-acre campus on Staten Island is home to a close-knit community of 2,200 bright students. Manhattan, with access to high-profile internships and urban adventures, is just a ferry ride away. Our nationally-recognized academic program, the Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, combines learning communities with service learning, internships, and research. Students graduate with skills that employers value.

Wagner College is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Staten Island, New York. Wagner College was founded in 1883. The college enrolls around 1,957 students per year, including 1,568 undergraduate students.

2020 Acceptance Rate for Wagner College

In 2020, Wagner College accepted 82% of applicants. In 2020, 2,786 students applied to Wagner College and 2,277 were admitted.

Wagner College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 25%

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Wagner College is located in the city of Staten Island, New York, near New York City.

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College Info

Wagner College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wagner College is Feb 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Wagner College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1290


Math SAT Range

550 - 660


Reading SAT Range

570 - 650

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Wagner College is like? There are approximately 1,957 students enrolled at Wagner College, including 1,568 undergraduate students and 389 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from NY and 48% percent of students are from other states.


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