Wagner College, Staten Island NY

– A very pleasant and wonderful surprise when visiting Wagner College on Staten Island
– Small liberal arts school located in the city – 30 minutes public transit to Manhattan
– Guaranty on campus housing all 4 years
– Students who are involved
– 3.5 GPA, test optional. 1800 SAT, 26 ACT
– Students from all over the country, pull from Tri state area and northeast but come from the south and the west
– Cross over schools, NYC schools, Quinnipiac, Drew, Philly schools, Marist
– Not a commuter school, 80% live on campus all 4 years
– 1800 undergrads
– Theatre program, musical theatre – known for. Take 32 students each year. There is also a tech theatre program. Very competitive, 10% acceptance rate
– Physician assistant program, interview – not test optional and highly competitive
– Nursing program, enter junior year but no additional application, just pass. TEAS 5 exam
– Solid Business program
– Interviews recommended, considered as part of admissions process
– Can Apply undecided and declare their major sophomore year
– Core requirements – Hands on learning, experiential learning, through learning communities, seminar type classes, freshman, sophomore and then their capstone
– 100% of students complete at least 1 internship, required
– Consider Demonstrated Interest
– Dining – They are willing to work with students on their dietary restrictions
– 94% of students receive merit aid, up to $25k, ranging from $10k – $25k

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