Wagner College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Located on Staten Island, Wagner College's 105-acre campus is just a 25-minute ferry ride from Manhattan. Students come from 40 states and 13 countries. In recent years, the college has done well in regional and national rankings for its value and overall quality. The college has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and business is the most popular undergraduate major. The curriculum is grounded in the "Wagner Plan," an approach that blends a liberal arts education with experiential learning. On the athletic front, the Wagner Seahawks compete in the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference. The college fields 18 Division I sports.

Most Popular Majors

Arts Administration, Business Administration, English, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Theatre

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2294
Total Grad Students: 455
Undergraduate Students: 1839
Faculty: 108

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Percent Male: 36%
Percent Female: 64%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

One Campus Rd
Staten Island New York 10301

Website: http://www.wagner.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 718-390-3100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Jake Browne
Director, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Allen Koehler
Admissions Counselor, Coordinator of International Recruitement
(718) 420-4526

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA for transfer admission consideration is a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses taken when a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
More than the min of 36 graduation units may have to be completed in order to meet major and/or general education requirements. Junior standing requires a minimum of 17 units. Up to 27 units may be awarded to a student who has attended a 4-year.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are required if applying with less than the equivalent of one full year of college.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two letters of recommendation are required and at least one of which must be from a faculty member of the institution you currently attend.

Essay(s) required:
A personal essay is required.

Application Fee:
$50 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
A statement of good standing from the previous institution is required. Additional requirements, including application deadlines and auditions, vary by program.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 28
English 23 29
Math 23 28
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 530 640
Math 520 650
Writing 520 650

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 340

Transfers Accepted: 166

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 49%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 65%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -16%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 745

Other Expenses: 2040

Room and Board: 10170

Tuition and Fees: 34100

Total Cost: 47055

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Financial aid works in conjunction with your family's financial resources so that we may assemble a financial aid "package". Your package will detail any scholarships, grants, loans or employment for which you may qualify.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 9178

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 61%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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