Wagner College

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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