It's simple. We believe in a Widener education. That's why we've made the admissions and financial aid process as easy as possible: we want you to feel confident and prepared as you begin your college experience.
Our team is 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. Our admissions team is only a click away.
Start Your Journey
For current high school students applying as a full-time first-year student
For students who have completed coursework at another college or university after graduating from high school
For international students looking to pursue a college degree in the United States
For students looking for a flexible, part-time, or online associate's or bachelor's degree
Want to experience Widener and everything our Philadelphia-area campus has to offer? Explore opportunities to visit virtually and in person.
When comparing costs, look beyond the sticker price. A Widener education is one of the smartest investments you can make—because the long-term value far exceeds the costs.
Explore the Hallmarks of a Widener Education
Join one of our admissions counselors as she discusses the qualities that set Widener apart: career preparation, student life (including food and housing), athletics, opportunities to get involved on campus, and more.
Join chemical engineering alumni and faculty for a half-day event where you will engage in hands-on activities, learn about the chemical engineering program at Widener, take a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities, and learn the role chemical engineers have in designing a sustainable future.
Get to Know Widener
95% of Grads Achieve Career Goals
Within 6 months of graduation, 95% of Class of 2021 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).
Chart your own path by choosing from more than 40 undergraduate majors.
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
Small class sizes allow faculty to make you the priority.
24 Varsity Sports Teams
From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.
We help bring your education within reach—95% of undergrad students receive financial aid.
The average undergraduate academic scholarship amounts to $120,000 over 4 years.
Payscale ranks Widener in the top 18% nationwide with an alumni mid-career salary of $101,100.
A- Grade for Value
Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com.
service learning classes offered where students connect coursework with civic engagement
87% Live on Campus Their First Year
Before long, our campus will feel like your second home.
With 80+ clubs, you'll find ways to get involved, make invaluable connections, and pursue your interests.
A Diverse Campus
You'll be welcomed into a community that hails from 49 states and 22 countries.
See Yourself at Widener
There are many reasons students make Widener their second family—their home away from home. Discover yours!
Find Your Powerhouse Program
Our undergraduate programs are taught by faculty committed to the professional and personal success of every student. No matter your major, you'll have learning experiences that will prepare you for lifelong success and a rewarding career.
See Student Success Stories
Learn more about the Widener student experience directly from the experts—our students.