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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 Niche.com. 

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    Career Success for Class of 2022

    More than 95% of 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!

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    Widener is definitely like a home away from home. I spend a lot of time here, so I’ve gotten used to the environment. It’s very comfortable and everyone here is really nice.

    Dimple Gandevia

    Dimple's Story
    Cloe DiFlumeri poses alongside two individuals during an internship at Museum of Arts and Sciences.

    There’s so much overlap with my majors. They’re interdisciplinary so they allow me to explore my passions, but I love the different perspectives they all bring.

    Cloë Di Flumeri

    Cloë's Story
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    “Political science and sociology connect in a lot of different ways. Seeing those connections and then also connecting that to my daily life has been super important.”

    Taylor Easter

    Taylor's Story
    Sam DeVecchis in front of the CBS 3 helicopter

    Take a close look at what you do for fun and find a way to keep doing it.

    Sam DeVecchis

    Sam's Story
    Desiree Junfijiah points to a computer screen she's working on

    I feel like it’s my job to help someone who comes after me – women and also black people in tech. I think about myself. I didn’t have someone to look to.

    Desiree Junfijiah

    Desiree's Story
    Brandon Matambo stands in the lobby of Quick Center; behind him is a stock ticker and students walking down steps

    Widener is a really welcoming community, and the professors have been by my side the past couple of years, always able to help me with open arms.

    Brandon Matambo

    Brandon's Story

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