BCC-WPU Transfer Partnership Agreements

Transfer Partnerships Benefits

  • William Paterson University has a 2+2 Partnership with Bergen County College.
  • Streamlined admissions process for students who wish to obtain their two-year associate’s degree at BCC and graduate two years later with a bachelor’s degree from WPU.

WPU Transfer Liaison Contact

WPU Instant Decision Day

  • Save the dates – Instant decision days will be virtual and hosted on
    • Tuesday February 2, 2021;
    • Tuesday, March 2, 2021;
    • Tuesday, April 6, 2021;
    • Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
  • IDD Registration process – To register for instant decision, please fill out this WPU Instant Decision Day Registration form.

WPU Admissions Process

To apply to William Paterson University:

  • Admissions Application Form: Apply online at www.wpunj.edu/applynow
  • Academic Transcripts: Submit your official transcripts from any and all colleges/universities attended
  • Admission Application Fee
    To have your $50 application fee waived attend one of our campus visit events: www.wpunj.edu/campusvisit OR stop in BCC Transfer Central Office, Room A-126, Pitkin Education Center to see a WPU Transfer Representative, on-site at BCC.

WPU Application Deadlines

  • Fall Scholarship Opportunities – June 1st
  • Spring – January 10th
  • Nursing (Fall only)- February 1st.

WPU Financial Aid Information

  • William Paterson University FAFSA School Code: 002625
  • Important Deadlines: The earlier your submit your FAFSA, the better your chances of receiving the most amount of financial aid are:
    – Priority Filing Deadline (Consideration for Federal, SEOG and Institutional Aid): May 1st.
    – New students who file the FAFSA well before March 1st, will receive earlier notification of eligibility.
  • Consideration for State Aid (TAG, EOF, NJSTARSII):
    -New applicants: September 15th
    -All other applicants (Spring semester only): February 15th.

Other WPU Transfer Information

For questions or more information on transferring to William Paterson University check out these links: