Wagner College

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: New York

About Wagner College

Wagner is a nationally-recognized liberal arts and sciences school with more than 40 majors and programs, where more than 80 percent of the students live on campus, where a close-knit community of faculty and students collaborate on a beautiful campus in the greatest city in the world: New York, NY. Our students benefit from the College's innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts. We start with a solid foundation in the liberal arts, add lots of practical and applied experiences like internships and externships, and integrate everything with service learning and community engagement.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

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Why attend Wagner College

Wagner College is extremely devoted to serving our veteran and active military servicemen. Wagner is currently ranked #20 in the north by U.S.News and World Report as a Best College for Veterans. Wagner is committed to offering benefits both financially and educationally that will help veterans pursue and earn their degree. From our participation with the Yellow Ribbon Program, G.I Bill and additional scholarships Wagner has become an affordable option for many veterans, active servicemen and their families. For our current military students we offer life experience credits, priority registration, and on-campus housing options.

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAccounting

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

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Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

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Computer Software Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

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Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

A program that prepares individuals to apply programming and systems analysis principles to the selection, implementation, and troubleshooting of customized computer and software installations across the life cycle. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software; compilation, composition, execution, and operating systems; low- and high-level languages and language programming; programming and debugging techniques; installation and maintenance testing and documentation; process and data flow analysis; user needs analysis and documentation; cost-benefit analysis; and specification design.

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Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles such as automobiles, buses, ships, trucks, railroad locomotives, and construction equipment; as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment.

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Elementary Education

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

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Energy Management & Systems Technology

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing energy-efficient systems or monitoring energy use. Includes instruction in principles of energy conservation, instrumentation calibration, monitoring systems and test procedures, energy loss inspection procedures, energy conservation techniques, and report preparation.

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Engineering (general)

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Financial Planning & Services

A program that prepares individuals to plan and manage the financial interests and growth of individuals and institutions. Includes instruction in portfolio management, investment management, estate planning, insurance, tax planning, strategic investing and planning, financial consulting services, and client relations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $43,500 $43,500 $19,000 $19,000
Fees $480 $480 $200 $200
Room $7,900 $7,900 $7,900 $7,900
Board $5,100 $5,100 $5,100 $5,100
Books $822 $822 $822 $822
Other Expenses $2,241 $2,241 $2,241 $2,241
Totals $60,043 $60,043 $35,263 $35,263
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities