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Apply as a Freshman

Our admission decisions are made on a rolling basis and it's FREE to submit the online application. After your application is complete, it will take only two to four weeks to hear back regarding a decision. Academic merit scholarships are awarded to those that qualify.

Freshman Application Checklist

✔ Complete a FREE Widener application, or add Widener on the Common Application.
✔ Send official high school transcripts
✔ Send official SAT or ACT scores


Additional Information

High School Counselor Evaluation Form should be submitted to the Widener University Undergraduate Admissions Office by your high school guidance counselor.

Official advanced placement scores must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions for consideration of equivalency credit.

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Letters of recommendation and an essay are not required.

However, if you submit recommendations and/or an essay, we’ll add them to your file.

If mailing transcripts and or other documents, please send to:
Widener University
Office of Admissions
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013


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