Wagner College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Wagner College Main Hall
Wagner College Main Hall. Pmoreno / Wikimedia Commons

Wagner College Description:

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 15 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.

Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,308 (1,811 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $43,980
  • Books: $822 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,260
  • Other Expenses: $2,313
  • Total Cost: $60,375

Wagner College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $27,657
    • Loans: $9,916

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Arts Administration, Business Administration, English, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Theatre

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 64%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Lacrosse, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Swimming, Tennis, Water Polo

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Wagner and the Common Application

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Wagner College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.wagner.edu/academics/

"Wagner College prepares students for life, as well as for careers, by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, and citizenship. Wagner offers a comprehensive educational program that is anchored in the liberal arts, experiential and co-curricular learning, interculturalism, interdisciplinary studies, and service to society, and that is cultivated by a faculty dedicated to promoting individual expression, reflective practice, and integrative learning."