Points of Pride
National College of Distinction
Recognized for top-quality teaching, student engagement, and successful outcomes.
Top Tier University
Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report
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.
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.
$72,800 Median Starting Salary
for Widener's undergraduate Class of 2022.
Career Success for Class of 2022
96% of the Class of 2022 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service within 6 months of graduation, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).
$104,000 Median Mid-career Salary
for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide
Region's 1st Undergraduate Robotics Engineering Major
Widener offers Pennsylvania’s first undergraduate robotics major, and one of very few nationwide.
Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education
1 of 6 schools nationwide designated as a Center of Excellence for Advancing the Science of Nursing Education.
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.
A Nationally Accredited Business School
Widener’s School of Business Administration is one of only 5% worldwide accredited by the AACSB.
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.
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.
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
Top 30 in Nation
Our School of Nursing is proud to rank #28 out of more than 1,100 private institutions evaluated across the nation.
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.