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Wagner College

Staten Island, NY 4-Year Private

About Wagner College

Wagner College is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Staten Island, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1883, Wagner College currently enrolls around 2,070 students a year, including 1,643 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Wagner College's endowment was valued at $93,488,271 in 2021. The school spends $11,669 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Wagner College

Acceptance rate: 70%

Average GPA: 3.5

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: February 15

Wagner College Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Wagner College is 70 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 58 applicants were waitlisted and 8 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Wagner College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

About 78 percent of students who start at Wagner College return the next year. Out of the 430 students who started at Wagner College as first-time freshman, 290 graduate within four years.

Around 74 percent of students who started at Wagner College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 75 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $48,500 a year.

Based on this information, how does Wagner College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Wagner College a good school for YOU?

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February 15 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants will be notified by February 15.

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College Info

1 Campus Road Staten Island, NY 10301-4495

Campus Setting: Urban

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 ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above


21 to 29


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wagner College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Wagner College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Wagner College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1250


Math SAT Range

530 - 630


Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

Wagner College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Wagner College is like? There are approximately 2,160 students enrolled at Wagner College, including 1,741 undergraduate students and 419 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from NY and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


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