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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

Supporting Your Journey

Resources for Success

A dedicated support network will help you navigate your international student experience.

Supporting International Students

We're proud to offer international undergraduate student scholarships through the #YouAreWelcomeHere program.

13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.

Pride Perspectives

Want to learn more about the Widener experience? Explore why international students consider Widener their home away from home.

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

Luis's Story
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94% of Grads Achieve Career Goals

Within 6 months of graduation, 94% of Class of 2019 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to survey data.


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

50+ Graduate & Professional Programs

offered across various disciplines.

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Best in the Mid-Atlantic

Widener ranked among the 2020 Best Mid-Atlantic Colleges & Universities.

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A Diverse Campus

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

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$1 Million+

Widener faculty have received more than one million dollars in grant funding for breakthrough research.

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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.

Top 10

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Top 10

We're ranked among the 10 best colleges in the country for engineering.

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Best Value College

Named a best value college in Greater Philadelphia by

1 of 6

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

National Diversity Award

Widener was awarded a 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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