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Points of Pride

University Honors

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National College of Distinction

Recognized for top-quality teaching, student engagement, and successful outcomes.

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Top Tier University

Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Logo for 2022 HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) award

Top College for Diversity

Widener received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Widener Universty named a 2023 great college to work for

2023 Great College to Work For

Widener was honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education in one of the largest, most-respected workplace recognition programs in the country.

Student Success

$67,600 Median Starting Salary

for Widener's undergraduate Class of 2023.

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Career Success for Class of 2023

96% of the Class of 2023 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service within 6 months of graduation, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).

$113,800 Median Mid-career Salary

for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide

Top Programs

Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education

Only school nationwide to be named a Center of Excellence for advancing the science of nursing education.

Intelligent Best Masters Taxation 2023

Best for Financial Planning

Our master's degree in taxation & financial planning was rated best for financial planning based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. 

Top School for Social Work in PA

Named a best college in Pennsylvania for social work

Top Health Care Management Program in PA

Ranked top 5 in health care management programs in Pennsylvania.

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Region's 1st Undergraduate Robotics Engineering Major

Widener offers Pennsylvania’s first undergraduate robotics major, and one of very few nationwide.

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A Nationally Accredited Business School

Widener’s School of Business Administration is one of only 5% worldwide accredited by the AACSB.

Ranked 11 out of 50

On the list of Editors' Choice 50 Best Accredited PsyD Programs for 2022

Top Online College in PA

Ranked a top online college in Pennsylvania

Best Masters in Social Work 2021

Best Trauma-Focused Program

Our MSW was ranked one of the best master's in social work programs in 2022 based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. 

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A Top MBA in PA

Recognized among the state's elite online MBA programs.

East Coast's 1st Green Chem Major

Widener offers the East Coast's first undergraduate green chemistry major, and one of very few nationwide. 

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Renowned in the Region

Our School of Nursing was ranked 7th in Pennsylvania among private colleges.

Two Distinguished Law Schools

2023 Best Law Schools

Delaware Law School and Widener Law Commonwealth nationally ranked by the Princeton Review.

Top Law Schools for Environmental Law

Widener Delaware Law and Widener Law Commonwealth named top schools by preLaw Magazine.