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Undergraduate Admissions

Feel confident and prepared as you begin your college experience.

Our admissions and financial aid teams are here to support you every step of the way—whether that means helping you find a right-fit program, exploring ways to finance your education, discovering our beautiful campus, or answering your most pressing questions.

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Join one of our admissions counselors as they discuss student experiences that set Widener apart and give you an edge for your future career.

Visit Campus—In Person or Virtually

We'd love to welcome you to campus! You can experience our close-knit, vibrant community and everything Widener has to offer by signing up for a tour, registering for an upcoming event, or taking a virtual aerial tour in the comfort of your home.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

When it comes to paying for college, value is as important as cost—and a Widener education is a smart investment. Our financial aid team is here to help you take advantage of the significant scholarships and grants made possible through our generous donors, apply for financial aid, and discover the various options available to finance your education.

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    40+ Majors

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

    12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.

    95% Receive Financial Aid

    We help bring your education within reach—95% of undergrad students receive financial aid

    Scholarships Start at $90,000

    Undergraduate academic scholarships start at $90,000 over 4 years

    $50+ Million in Scholarships & Grants

    We offer $50+ million in scholarships and grants to undergraduates, thanks to our generous donors.

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    A- Grade for Value

    Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by 

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    Career Success for Class of 2022

    96% of the Class of 2022 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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    87% Live on Campus Their First Year

    Before long, our campus will feel like your second home.

    80+ Student Clubs

    With 80+ clubs, you'll find ways to get involved, make invaluable connections, and pursue your interests.     

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    24 Varsity Sports Teams 

    From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.

    Pride Perspectives

    There are many reasons students choose Widener as their second family—their home away from home. Visit campus, apply, and discover yours!

    “Speaking at TEDx has given me confidence to speak on large-scale social issues. I am thrilled I was able to bring awareness to human trafficking, and will devote my nursing practice to creating positive change that empowers survivors.”

    Natalie Sassi

    Natalie's Story

    “More people should look into taking advantage of the co-op experience because it was really amazing for me.”

    Noah Gilbert

    Noah's Story
    Widener student Ariana Hurtado-Day

    Being able to have these internships and experiences outside of the classroom makes me feel happy because not only am I able to build connections, but I’m getting experience and understanding with the career that I want.

    Ariana Hurtado-Day

    Ariana's Story
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    Don't be scared to not know what you want to do yet with your life. This Exploratory Studies program is the best thing that has ever happened to me. My advisor was amazing and she set me right on track for my next two years at Widener.

    Melanie Leeland

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    It’s an understanding at Widener that the faculty and staff want their students to succeed.

    Michael Fehrle

    Michael's Story
    Nursing student Maritza Garcia poses in blue Widener scrubs

    When I’m here I feel I am welcomed in the community. That’s what has guided me.

    Maritza Garcia

    Maritza's Story