Stories from the Pride
Your path to a rewarding future starts here. Uncover a personal, powerful program that meets your learning goals.
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.
Top 10 in Philly
Widener was voted a best Philadelphia-area college.
Chart your own path by choosing from more than 40 undergraduate majors.
13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.
24 NCAA Division III sports teams
From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.
National Diversity Award
Widener was awarded a 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
The average undergraduate academic scholarship amounts to $100,000 over 4 years.
300+ Events On Campus Annually
There's always something happening on campus.
Best Value College
Named a best value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com
Top 150 Most Affordable
LendEDU ranks Widener one of the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen who have financial need.
87% Live on Campus Their First Year
Before long, our campus will feel like your second home.
With 80+ clubs, you'll find ways to get involved, make invaluable connections, and pursue your interests.
A Diverse Campus
You'll be welcomed into a community that hails from 48 states and 37 foreign countries.
The Widener University Class of 2023 includes approximately 750 students drawn from more than 15 states and seven foreign countries.
Widener won the medium-sized school division and ranked second overall in the nationwide Forbes #MyTopCollege social media contest
Widener alumnus leads nonprofit on a mission to support Guinean students
On the Inside Track
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.
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
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.