Welcome, Class of 2023!

Welcome, Class of 2023!

Madyson Halpin (center), the first member of Class of 2023 to move in to Harborview Hall, with President Joel W. Martin, Jan Martin and the Wagner College Seahawk (photo by Louis Kang)

Welcome to the 421 members of the Class of 2023, the newest members of the Wagner College community, who moved in to Harborview Hall on Thursday, August 22!


Incoming Class of 2023: 421 students

Average GPA: 89.8

Average SAT: 1180

Number of U.S. states: 30

Number of countries outside the U.S.: 17

Most students come from the following states: New York, New Jersey, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland

List of countries outside the U.S. from which our new students come: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, United Arab Emirates

Freshman who lives the farthest away: Abbey Simshauser, women’s water polo team member from Australia — 10,070 miles away

Freshman who lives the closest: Katelyn Pataffi of Staten Island’s Sunnyside neighborhood, who attended Susan E. Wagner High School — 0.9 miles from campus

Six more freshmen live within 1.2 miles of campus:

  • Sara Cascio
  • Melanie Dissanayake
  • Tyran Ferone
  • Tylia Ferone
  • Rajane Kolari
  • Daniel Shikhman

Transfer students

Wagner College also welcomes 131 new transfer students this fall:

  • 51 traditional transfer students
  • 80 second-degree students