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Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Did you know that 97% of Widener's full-time, undergraduate students receive financial aid?

It's true! We understand that when deciding whether Widener is the right fit for you, it takes more than considering the value of the Widener experience. Money matters.

Our Admissions and Enrollment Services staff are ready to help you plan to finance your Widener education.

2018-2019 Tuition, Fees, & Average Room/Board: Full-Time Undergraduate Students

Tuition  $45,028
Technology Fee $600
Student Activity Fee $320
Room & Board (Average Freshmen) $14,314
Room & Board (Average Upperclassmen) $15,304

Actual costs will depend on preferred housing and meal plan selections.
Additional Fees:

Engineering majors  - additional $1,800 for the academic year
Nursing majors - additional $330 in year three and year four.

Average academic merit scholarships for freshmen $100,000 over 4 years

97% of students receive financial aid

Find the complete listing of all Widener University tuition charges and fees in the Undergraduate Tuition Rate and Payment Guide document in the Bursar's Office CampusCruiser site.

Why Widener?

We believe in the attainability of a university education, which is why we offer various opportunities to supplement education costs. In fact, Widener has been named among the top 150 Most Affordable Colleges for Freshmen with Financial Need out of 1,700 colleges researched for the study by LendEDU.


Students are automatically considered for academic scholarships just by applying. Additional scholarships include Presidential Service Corps, music, and the honors program.

Paid Co-ops & Internships

Widener students take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world through experiential learning opportunities through co-ops and internships

Veteran Benefit Programs

Montgomery GI Bill® and Post 9-11 GI Bill® benefit programs are available to qualified veterans or their dependents who want to attend Widener University. Widener also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering matching tuition assistance to all eligible students.

Widener Grant-In Aid

Widener awards grant-in-aid to full-time, undergraduate day students who demonstrate financial need based on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Campus Work Study

Students can earn funds by working for the university through the federal work study program or through direct university employment opportunities.


Army ROTC scholarships pay up to full tuition and fees, $1,200 per year for books, and a monthly stipend. Widener University also provides a generous room and board incentive to scholarship winners.

Learn more about the value of a Widener education straight from a Widener student.

Ready to take the next step in the admissions process? Apply today.