Wagner College

Staten Island, NY 10301
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Wagner College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Staten Island.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,271 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 433 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 329 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%). Every year 70% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Wagner College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $44,800, and fees were $580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $44,800 and $580 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students2,271
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Lutheran Church in America
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 20 85
Master's degree 7 58
Post-master's certificate 0 2
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 11
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1931 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
03/01/1989 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
11/01/1950 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $60
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,866/credit
In State Students$1,866/credit
Out of State Students$1,866/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,140/credit
In State Students$1,140/credit
Out of State Students$1,140/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $83,970 $83,970 $83,970
ADN 70 $130,620 $130,620 $130,620
BSN 125 $233,250 $233,250 $233,250
FNP 50 $57,000 $57,000 $57,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Wagner College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 26% $4,514
Other Federal Grant 11% $1,144
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $3,596
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $24,873
Federal Student Loans 66% $5,647
Private Loans 14% $21,883


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,226
$30,001 to $48,000$24,983
$48,001 to $75,000$29,151
$75,001 to $110,000$31,238
Over $110,000$35,087

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Wagner College
One Campus Rd
Staten Island, NY 10301

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