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International Admissions

Join a top-ranked university on a thriving, metropolitan campus in the heart of America's East Coast.

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Experience all that Widener has to offer – from programs taught by award-winning professors and nationally-renowned researchers, to engaging personal and professional experiences in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, and access to our widespread networks of professionals.

Here, you'll feel like an insider from day one.

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Earn a Powerful Degree

Find Your Program

Discover all that you can study at Widener! Explore our undergraduate majors and graduate-level master's and doctoral programs.

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Fall in Love with Philadelphia

At Widener, you'll experience a beautiful, close-knit campus and the vibrancy of a major U.S. city. Only 20 minutes from Philly, you can explore museums and historical sites, have cultural adventures, and benefit from a thriving network of businesses and organizations that make finding a rewarding co-op or career opportunity easy.

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the Widener Advantage

Take your education to the next level and unlock your future at Widener. From faculty mentorship and career development to research and innovation and so much more, when you graduate, you will be prepared.

The Widener Advantage

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Scholarships for Undergraduate International Students

Every year, Widener scholarships help international students like you maximize their investment in a career-shaping, life-defining education. 

Explore Available Scholarships

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Supporting Your Journey

At Widener, you'll be welcomed by a strong network of support that will help you navigate not only the application, admission, and arrival process but life as an international Widener student as well.

We know you’re far from home. But we hope you will come to see our campus as your second home.

Student Perspectives

My time at Widener was my very first interaction with chemical engineering and the medical side of things. I really like this and want to look into whether I can get a job in the future in this area.
Daniël van der Spoel
Class of 2024
Undergraduate | Computer Science
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Daniël van der Spoel

Student Perspectives

Widener has done a really good job preparing me for what hands-on work was going to look like, how I can use my major, and what options I have.
Brandon Matambo
Class of 2023
Undergraduate | Bachelor's in International Business; Minor in Political Science
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Student Perspectives

I know this was the right program for me. If someone was wondering if Widener was the right place for their MBA, I would just say go for it.
Karina Brasil
Class of 2022
Graduate | MBA
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Student Perspectives

Classes are small. So you can actually have that deep conversation with professors. It turns into an almost individual class and becomes better in the learning process.
Luis Aguilar
Class of 2017 and 2018
Graduate | Biomedical Engineering Major, Biomedical Engineering Master's
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Luis Aguilar Biomedical Engineering Student

Why Choose Widener?

40+ Majors

Chart your own path by choosing from more than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors.

50+ Graduate & Professional Programs

offered across various disciplines.

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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).

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A Diverse Campus

You'll be welcomed into a community that hails from 49 states and 22 countries.

Scholarships for International Students

We offer international undergrad student scholarships and are proud participants in the #YouAreWelcomeHere program.

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A- Grade for Value

Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by 

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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.

11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.

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60,000+ Strong

Our Widener University and PMC network is one big family with more than 60,000 alumni around the globe. 

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