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Widener University

Widener University

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Chester, PA 19013

Institutional Overview

Widener University is a private, metropolitan university with a Main Campus in Chester, PA, and law schools in Harrisburg, PA, and Wilmington DE.

Widener is known for preparing the next generation of professionals—while informing the future of the professions they go on to lead. The lifelong value of a Widener education is rooted in a commitment to the professional and personal development of each individual student.    

Academic Programs

*More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors.
*Numerous dual degrees and joint majors, such as environmental science/biology and psychology/social science.
*An exploratory studies program that helps you select a major that best suits your goals.
*50+ graduate and professional programs, with several degree options available online.
*Nationally recognized leadership, civic engagement, and paid co-op programs that prepare you for a successful life and


2020 Enrollment
6,150 (including 2,912 undergraduate, 2,152 graduate, and 1,086 law students)

2020 Average Freshmen SAT Score

Students represent 49 states and 22 countries, with 29% of the student body consisting of U.S. students of color and international citizens.    


*Our undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
*91% of our faculty hold a doctorate or the highest degree in their fields.
*Our faculty have acquired more than $1M in grant funding for innovative research.