How to Apply as an Adult & Professional Studies Student

Applying is the first step to advancing in your career—and we've made it easy! Whether you've made the decision to attend Widener or are still exploring admissions requirements, our team will help make the application process as seamless as possible.

We've made the application process as easy as possible so you can focus on what's most important–choosing a program that's a good fit for you. Whether you are looking to start or finish your college education, advance in your career, or gain a new set of skills, we've got you covered.

If you are looking to apply for any of our flexible undergraduate associate's or bachelor's degree programs, you are in the right place!

We honor diversity and welcome students of all backgrounds and interests to join our vibrant community.

We look forward to learning more about you through your application.

Additional Offerings

Think you might be a different type of applicant? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Admissions Requirements for Adult & Professional Studies Students

  • Complete your online application
  • Submit official transcripts from any high school, college, or trade school attended, if applicable
  • Submit proof of high school graduation or GED
  • Additional supplemental materials may be required by specific programs (e.g., allied health certification)*

Additional Requirements by Program*

Application procedures and requirements for admission may vary by academic program. For a complete list of requirements, review the specific program page.

Evaluation of official transcripts are an important part of the admissions process. The institution attended must send transcripts directly to Widener. Applicants must disclose all institutions they have attended.

Send Via Email

Please have your school email your official transcript to the admissions office at gel@widener.edu.

Send Via Mail

Printed copies of your official transcript can be mailed to:
Widener University
Office of Graduate Studies and Extended Learning
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013

All additional supplemental materials can be scanned and emailed, faxed, or mailed to the Center for Extended Learning.

Send Via Email

Supplemental materials can be emailed to the admissions office at gel@widener.edu.

Send Via Fax

Supplemental materials can be faxed to 610-499-4369.

Send Via Mail

Printed copies of your supplemental materials can be mailed to:
Widener University
Office of Graduate Studies and Extended Learning
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013

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Our team is here to support you through every step of the application process. From answering questions and reviewing your application to setting up campus visits, we've got you covered.