Wagner at a Glance


The Official Statistics

Wagner College is a competitive, four-year private college founded in 1883. The College’s nationally-recognized academic program, the Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, is enhanced by a rich array of internship and other professional and cultural opportunities readily available in New York City. Our students graduate with skills that employers value; download The Wagner College Difference to see how our learning outcomes prepare students for successful and stimulating careers.

Wagner is located in the New York City borough of Staten Island, in a neighborhood of historic estates and mansions. Once the American home of the Cunard shipping-lines dynasty, our quiet and beautiful campus provides space for intellectual rigor and access to diverse urban experiences.


What Wagner students say

Each year the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) asks students at hundreds of colleges and universities to reflect on the time they devote to various learning activities. Here's what our students say about active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, and enriching educational experiences: