Widener At A Glance
We have a good thing going at Widener. These fast facts give you a snapshot.
Our Academic Programs
- More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs in nursing, engineering, and hospitality management.
- Numerous dual degrees and joint majors, such as environmental science/biology and psychology/social science.
- An exploratory studies program that helps students select a major that best suits their goals and interests.
- Nationally recognized leadership, civic engagement, and paid co-op programs that prepare students for successful lives and careers.
- Degree and certificate options for adult/nontraditional undergraduates.
- Master's, doctoral, and certificate programs in business administration, clinical psychology, criminal justice, education, engineering, higher education, hospitality & tourism, human sexuality, law, liberal studies, nursing, physical therapy, public administration, and social work.
- Several graduate degree options are available as online progams.
- Total undergraduate student enrollment in 2015 is 3,554.
- Total graduate student enrollment in 2015 is 2,664.
- Students represent 23 states and 37 foreign countries.
- 24% undergraduate students and 29% graduate students are minorities.
- 1027 average SAT score of the fall 2015 freshman class.
- 80+ student clubs and organizations.
- More than 35% of students study abroad.
- 75% of undergraduate students participate in internship, community service, and/or volunteer programs.
- 94% of all undergraduate students receive financial aid.
- $25,850 average scholarship and grant aid package; direct admit undergraduate international students are considered
for academic merit scholarships.
- 12:1 student-faculty ratio.
- 90% have a doctorate or the highest degree in their field.
Our Campus & Facilities
- 110-acre campus, only 20 minutes from Philadelphia (the fifth largest city in the United States).
- Our award-winning, state-of-the-art buildings include Freedom Hall, which houses communication studies and computer science, Founders Hall, which houses nursing and the Oskin Institute, and the Wellness Center.
- Founders Hall, Freedom Hall, and Harris Hall were granted the prestigious LEED designation by the U.S. Green Building Council.
- Seven of our buildings use geothermal technology.
- On-campus art gallery, museum, and observatory.
- We have alumni in all 50 states and around the world.
- 196 judges in 17 states graduated from our law schools.
- 89% of undergraduates from the Class of 2014 were employed or in graduate school within
six months of graduation.
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