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Located in Staten Island, New York, Wagner College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

130 Undergraduate Degrees
54 Graduate Degrees
$40,649 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
70% Acceptance Rate

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Wagner College Rankings

We have ranked Wagner as #46 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #14 out of 126 schools in New York.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Wagner has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Wagner.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Wagner has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#19 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#56 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#76 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Wagner College?

Location of Wagner College

Contact details for Wagner are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Campus Rd, Staten Island, NY 10301-4495
Phone: 718-390-3100

How Do I Get Into Wagner?

You can apply to Wagner online at:

Admission Requirements for Wagner

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Wagner?

70% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
Wagner has an acceptance rate of 70%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Can I Afford Wagner College?

$40,649 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
2.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Wagner is $40,649. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wagner, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $9,677 a year. That adds up to $38,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wagner is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Wagner College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,725 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,769 undergraduate students at Wagner, with 1,725 being full-time and 44 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Wagner

There are also 449 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,725 full-time undergraduates at Wagner, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Wagner

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wagner College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Wagner Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 85
Black or African American 132
Hispanic or Latino 222
White 1,069
International Students 84
Other Races/Ethnicities 133

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Wagner College. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 49 countries are represented at Wagner. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Wagner College

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Wagner College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 130 0 0 0 130
Nursing Science 0 0 41 0 41
Nursing Practice 0 1 0 12 13
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 130 1 41 12 184


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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