How to Apply as a Graduate 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.

Applying to grad school shouldn't be stressful.

That's why we 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 advancing your career.

If you are interested in applying for one of our master's, doctoral, or graduate certificate programs, you're 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 Info

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


Applying online* to one of our graduate programs is easy—and it's secure. 

Things We'll Inquire About

  • Contact information
  • Academic plans
  • Academic history
  • Employment information

*Please note that some academic programs require a separate, industry-specific application. The programs below utilize another application system:

What to Expect after Applying

You will receive an automated email as soon as your online application has been received. Shortly afterward, you will be contacted by us if there are missing materials and the next steps to take.

Next: Requirements

Meet the Admissions Staff

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.