Stories from the Pride
Your path to a rewarding future starts here. Uncover a personal, powerful program that meets your learning goals.
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.
We are thrilled to celebrate our 2022 graduates. Visit our commencement website—a one stop resource for information for students, family, and friends.
- Drive-Through Ceremony on Widener’s Main Campus: Thursday, May 12
- Traditional Ceremony at The Mann Center in Philadelphia: Saturday, May 14
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.
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.
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
Scholarships Start at $80,000
Undergraduate academic scholarships start at $80,000 over 4 years.
A- Grade for Value
Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com.
Median mid-career salary for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide
Our Widener University and PMC network is one big family with more than 60,000 alumni around the globe.
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.
In the NanoBio Lab, Professor Sachin Patil and his team of student-researchers are producing findings that advance treatments against some of the most devastating illnesses, from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer.
Shaun Harper, one of the nation’s most highly respected racial equity scholars, spoke to the Widener community about how colleges and universities can move beyond words and performative action to become more anti-racist.
Students in a social work class participated in a hands-on service project that connected them with older adults to combat hardships faced by senior populations. Along the way, they discovered meaningful relationships and career opportunities.
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.
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.
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.