A private liberal arts college of approximately 2,000 students, Wagner College is known for its innovative approach to higher education that unites deep learning and practical application. Founded in 1883, the College enjoys an ever-increasing national reputation for employing "high-impact" educational practices such as learning communities, internships, research with faculty, and service learning.
Our students and employees benefit from the close-knit, nurturing environment of our beautiful, traditional campus, as well as our immediate proximity to all of the opportunities of one of the world's greatest cities: New York. Wagner College is actively engaged in the many diverse communities of the City, and we welcome people from all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, abilities, social classes, ages, geographic locations, and languages.Wagner College enrolls approximately 1,800 undergraduate students in 30 majors and 300 graduate students in select master's programs, plus one doctoral program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (inaugurated in 2014). The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.