Widener University

#258 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Chester, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree6,402 Students69.73 % Acceptance Ratio13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Widener University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Chester, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 6,402 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 69.73% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio69.73 %
    Admission Yield20.23 %
    Graduate Application Fees$25

    The acceptance ratio is 69.73% last year at Widener University where total 5,176 students applied and 3,609 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$44,166
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$22,600
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,752
    Off-Campus Living Costs$10,548

    The tuition & fees at Widener University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $44,166.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,752 when living on campus and $10,548 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Widener University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Widener University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Widener University

Key Stats for Widener University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Widener University$44,166
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances average in nation


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

Widener University6,402
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania10
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