Experience. Engage. Lead.
How do we achieve that success?
We put Widener’s values — experiential learning, service learning and career preparation — at the center of every program we offer. Our leadership programs help our students to develop competency, character, and courage.
Whether they’re going for a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree, students rely on these pillars of our educational philosophy, while our leadership programs develop their competency, character, and courage for success at home or abroad.
Hands-on learning in small classes.
Enrolling at Widener enables students to learn more than just the facts; they engage in experiential learning projects where classroom knowledge is applied to real-world issues.
Meaningful service learning projects.
Our students enrich their learning by helping communities in the Philadelphia region, across the U.S., and around the world. 75% of Widener students participate in service or volunteer activities. It's no wonder why Widener ranks among Newsweek’s top 20 service-minded colleges.
Real-world on-the-job experience.
Our internships and co-op education programs consistently get high marks from students and employers alike. In fact, Widener offers the only co-op program in which students can gain a year of paid work while still completing their degree in four years.
Widener’s core values help our graduates make their mark in the world.