Wagner College is a private, co-educational, national liberal arts college founded in 1883
Wagner College has an enrollment of approximately 2,100 total students located atop Grymes Hill in the New York City borough of Staten Island, in the U.S. state of New York. The college is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Undergraduate admissions to Wagner College are classified as “more selective” by US News & World Report and The Princeton Review, making admission into Wagner College competitive. The average incoming high school grade point average is 3.45. 97% of incoming students graduate in the top half of their class. The average incoming SAT score for critical reading is: 530–640, math: 530–650, writing: 520–650. The average incoming ACT score is between 25–28. Important admissions factors are class rank, rigor of secondary school record, academic GPA, application essay, extracurricular activities, recommendations, and standardized test scores.
Tuition, room and board for full-time undergraduate students (9 units) during the 2012–2013 academic year is $48,400.
Wagner College offers various academic and athletic scholarships.
Wagner College offers athletic scholarships and competes at the NCAA Division I level in all intercollegiate athletics (football competes at the NCAA Division I FCS (Formerly I-AA) level). Wagner is a full-time member of the Northeast Conference (NEC) along with Bryant University, Central Connecticut State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University,Long Island University, Monmouth University, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Quinnipiac University, Robert Morris University, Sacred Heart University, Saint Francis College, and Saint Francis University. Wagner is the seventh smallest college in the country that participates in NCAA Division I athletics and the third smallest in the NEC. Men’s varsity intercollegiate teams are fielded in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, tennis, and track & field. Women’s varsity intercollegiate teams are fielded in basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, and water polo. The men’s ice hockey team participates in an active club sport schedule. On March 12, 2009, Wagner announced the discontinuation of the men’s wrestling and women’s volleyball programs.