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.
See Yourself at Widener (Video)
Join one of our admissions counselors as they discuss student experiences that set Widener apart and give you an edge for your future career.
Start Your Application
It's easy to apply to Widener. Not only can you submit a Widener application, we also accept the Common App.
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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.
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.
Widener's Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp is the perfect place for high school students to explore subjects hands-on as diverse as biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, and physics and astronomy.
Get to Know Widener
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.
A- Grade for Value
Named a top value college in Greater Philadelphia by Niche.com.
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).
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.
24 Varsity Sports Teams
From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.
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 SassiNatalie's Story
“More people should look into taking advantage of the co-op experience because it was really amazing for me.”
Noah GilbertNoah's Story
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-DayAriana's Story
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.
It’s an understanding at Widener that the faculty and staff want their students to succeed.
Michael FehrleMichael's Story
When I’m here I feel I am welcomed in the community. That’s what has guided me.
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