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Undergraduate Programs

A powerhouse program awaits. No matter what you study—chemistry or communications, education or engineering—you'll meet faculty mentors, tap into industry connections, and go hands-on in your field.
Here, you'll take the inside track to a successful future.

Find Your Major

Go ahead—pick a major that matches your strengths and interests. You can combine majors and minors, or even earn multiple degrees as you prepare for a specific career. 

Explore All Majors

Or Explore By Your Area of Interest

Arts & Humanities Business Education Engineering Health Professions
Law & Public Administration Marketing & Communications Nursing Society & Culture Science & Technology

Additional Offerings

Pre-Professional Pathways

Chart your path to graduate school, and a rewarding future, with our selection of pre-professional pathways.

Accelerated 4+1 Bachelor's + Master's

Guaranteed for ALL undergraduate students, the accelerated 4+1 program enables you to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in 5 years rather than the typical 6. 

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Pick a Major on Your Terms

At Widener, you'll experience an education built around your career goals. Haven't set your goals yet? Don't sweat it. Enter our Exploratory Studies program and assess our majors, minors, and other learning opportunities. With support from an academic advisor, you'll chart your path to a powerful career.

Exploratory Studies

Roaring Success

Our nationally recognized programs will lead you into a successful education, career, and future.

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Renowned in the Region

Our School of Nursing was ranked 16th in the Mid-Atlantic region and 8th in Pennsylvania among private colleges.

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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.

Top 10

Pennsylvania college for social work

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Top 50 in Nation

Our School of Nursing is proud to rank #46 out of more than 1,100 private institutions evaluated across the nation.  

Source: Nursing Schools Almanac


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schools nationwide designated as a Center of Excellence for Advancing the Science of Nursing Education.

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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.

Take Your Education Further

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Honors Program

Challenge your intellect and fuel your curiosity by enrolling in our Honors Program in General Education. You'll work with a mentor, enroll in honors-specific courses, and attend a wide range of academic and cultural events. Plus, you'll become eligible for an additional academic scholarship.

ROTC Training


Train to become a U.S. Military Officer by joining Widener's Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). You'll develop skills that will follow you for a lifetime—leadership, self-discipline, and critical thinking among them.

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Living Learning Communities

Live with students who share your academic interest or desire to explore social and cultural issues. By participating in a Living Learning Community (LLC), you'll experience constant support from a second family of friends and classmates. Along the way, you'll participate in special programming and complete LLC-specific courses.

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Student Success & Support

Tap into a wide range of resources as you push toward personal and professional success. You can work with a career advisor, speak with a personal counselor, seek support for a disability, or brush up on your math and writing skills. We've got your back from day one.

Study Abroad

From Philadelphia to Tokyo, a world of opportunities await you. Study on another continent. Experience an international excursion. Spend a semester in a new city or state. Each step of the way, you'll see the world from a fresh perspective.