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Stories from the Pride

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A New (and Younger) Generation of Student Leaders

Impacted by lost high school experiences and the ongoing uncertainties of life in a pandemic, a group of first- and second-year Widener students have stepped up, and stepped in, to campus leadership roles.

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A robotics engineering student swims underwater while testing an autonomous submarine.

Making Waves: Robotics Project Delivers Real-World Applications

A senior research project led by members of Widener's first robotics engineering class partnered with the U.S. Navy to develop an autonomous underwater vehicle.

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Child Development Center's Innovative Student-Learning Approach Bolsters Child Care

A $175,000 grant awarded to Widener’s Child Development Center underscores its efforts to provide high-demand child care while placing undergraduate and graduate students in a real-life learning laboratory to gain valuable hands-on field experience.

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Dr. Stacey M. Robertson Appointed Widener's 11th President

Widener's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey M. Robertson PhD as the 11th president of the university. Dr. Robertson will assume the presidency on July 1. 

Proven. Results.

Our points of pride not only designate us as a top tier university, they also demonstrate the resources and connections we offer that lead students to successful, rewarding careers.

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95% of Grads Achieve Career Goals

Within 6 months of graduation, 95% of Class of 2021 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).

12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.

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A Diverse Campus

You'll be welcomed into a community that hails from 49 states and 22 countries.

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24 Varsity Sports Teams 

From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.


of Full-time Grad Students Receive Aid

Scholarships Start at $80,000

Undergraduate academic scholarships start at $80,000 over 4 years

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A- Grade for Value

Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com. 

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Median mid-career salary for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide

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60,000+ Strong

Our Widener University and PMC network is one big family with more than 60,000 alumni around the globe. 

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87% Live on Campus Their First Year

Before long, our campus will feel like your second home.

National Diversity Award

Widener was awarded a 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.


With 80+ clubs, you'll find ways to get involved, make invaluable connections, and pursue your interests.     

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A Setting That Inspires

Whether you're studying on the quad or exploring cultural treasures in nearby Philadelphia, you'll discover a vibrant second home at Widener.

On the Inside Track

Kaylee Horchak Nursing

Kaylee Horchak

Class of 2019
Nursing Major

Clinical Experiences

Clinical rotations taught Kaylee how to interact with patients and handle real-world scenarios.

Hub of Healthcare

Our proximity to Philadelphia provided Kaylee with access to world-class medical facilities.

On the Field

Our flexible nursing program meant Kaylee could pursue nursing and play lacrosse.

Career Plan

Pediatric Nurse

Luis Aguilar Biomedical Engineering

Luis Aguilar

Class of 2017 and 2018
Biomedical Engineering Major, Biomedical Engineering Master's

Small Campus, Big Opportunities

Small classes allowed for one-on-one interactions with professors, helping Luis develop an interest in neuroscience.

Home Away from Home

An international student, Luis was far from home, but he found a welcoming community.

Fast Track to Success

Through the 4+1 engineering program, Luis earned his degrees in less time, jumpstarting his career.

Career Plan

Technology Mentor Promoting STEM Fields

Danielle Cardona Communications Studies Student

Danielle Cardona

Class of 2018
Communication Studies Major

Camera Ready

Multiple internships prepared Danielle for a job with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Industry Standard

In Widener’s state-of-the-art broadcasting studio, Danielle gained experience with industry-standard equipment.

Faculty Connections

Her professor's strong industry connections opened the door for Danielle.

Career Plan


DeShawn Ivey Finance Lab

DeShawn Ivey

Class of 2019
Finance Major

At His Fingertips

In the finance lab, DeShawn managed an investment fund using the same technology found on Wall Street.

Leadership Development

Student Government Association representative and president of Black Men United, DeShawn was a campus leader.

One-on-One Relationships

Deshawn developed relationships with industry-connected professors and received valuable professional advice.

Career Plan

Financial Analyst

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