Military & Veteran's Admissions
At Widener, our dedication to supporting heroes, like you, runs deep. Formerly known as Pennsylvania Military College, we inherently value the commitment you have made to our country. Now it's our turn to give back to you.
Widener values our veteran and military students and their families and recognizes their role as courageous leaders. Are you ready to join the Widener Pride?
Whether you are an active-duty service member, veteran, or dependent spouse or child of a military member, our admissions and veterans' services teams are here to make the admissions process as seamless as possible.
Military-affiliated students follow the same application process as everyone else.
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Here, Leaders Thrive
We are proud of our history as Pennsylvania Military College (PMC) and currently host one of the largest ROTC programs in the region. This foundation of leadership and citizenship is what propels our students to success.
Programs that Prepare
Our powerhouse programs can take you to new heights by enhancing your military training and skills while preparing you for a successful career. Whether it's hands-on training as a skilled nurse, a technical computer or communications specialist, or a professional in another field—you will be ready to excel.
Financing Your Education
A Widener education is an investment in your future. We are proud to participate in various U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs. As a student, you are also eligible for other forms of aid that make affording an exceptional education possible.
Widener was founded as a military academy, and this legacy remains strong today.
Largest Army ROTC Program in Region
The Dauntless Battalion includes students from 8 neighboring universities.
Up to 100% Tuition Coverage
ROTC offers 4-, 3-, and 2-year scholarships worth up to 100% of the cost of tuition per year.
See Yourself at Widener
The best way to get to know Widener University is by visiting us in person, and interested students and their families have many options to get to know our campus.