School Overview

Widener University is a Private, 4 years college located in Chester, Pennsylvania. Widener ranked 246th in National Universities and 64th in Pennsylvania Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 6,150 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Widener's acceptance rate is 84.53% last year (undergraduate school).
Widener University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
AddressOne University Place, Chester, PA 19013-5792
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Widener University is 84.53% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 12.58%. The application fees are $35 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.53 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.58 %
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

Widener's 2022 tuition & fees is $49,706 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $25,416.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$49,706
Graduate Tuition & Fees$25,416
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,150 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 5,062 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Widener has 2,912 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,238 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,150
Undergraduate Students2,912
Graduate Students3,238
Online Enrollment5,062

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs170 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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