Stories from the Pride
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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.
94% of Grads Achieve Career Goals
Within 6 months of graduation, 94% of Class of 2019 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to survey data.
13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.
A Diverse Campus
You'll be welcomed into a community that hails from 49 states and 22 countries.
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
The average undergraduate academic scholarship amounts to $105,000 over 4 years.
Payscale ranks Widener in the top 18% nationwide with an alumni mid-career salary of $101,100.
Best Value College
Named a best value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com
of universities and liberal arts institutions nationwide.
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.
2020 Commencement Update
Our 2020 graduates will be honored with a commencement ceremony at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Graduating students, families, and friends can learn more about our decision to move the ceremony to next year, and what they need to do now to prepare, by visiting the commencement web page.
Widener faculty across many disciplines are finding creative ways to help students understand the current Coronavirus pandemic.
Widener University will welcome a newly elected chair to its Board of Trustees this spring, and the leader is an alumnus who is focused on the future. Paul Beideman, who earned his Master of Business...
Widener’s Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies program and the Wolfgram Memorial Library's Sexuality Archives secured $10,000 from the Council of Independent Colleges to fund undergraduate research.
On the Inside Track
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.
At His Fingertips
In the finance lab, DeShawn managed an investment fund using the same technology found on Wall Street.
Student Government Association representative and president of Black Men United, DeShawn was a campus leader.
Deshawn developed relationships with industry-connected professors and received valuable professional advice.
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.
Technology Mentor Promoting STEM Fields
Multiple internships prepared Danielle for a job with the Philadelphia Eagles.
In Widener’s state-of-the-art broadcasting studio, Danielle gained experience with industry-standard equipment.
Her professor's strong industry connections opened the door for Danielle.