How to Apply as an Undergraduate Freshman Student

Are you interested in joining the Widener Pride? Applying is the first step to starting your college journey—and we've made it easy!

Applying to college shouldn't be stressful. That's why we made the application process as easy as possible so you can focus on choosing a school that's a good fit for your future.

If you are a current high school school student, have earned a GED, or have already graduated with your high school diploma but never enrolled in college courses, you're in the right place!

We can't wait to learn more about you through your application!

Additional Offerings

Not a freshman applicant? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Application Requirements for Freshman Students

Feel free to include letters of recommendation with your application. These are completely optional and are not required.

If accepted to Widener, please note that you must have received your high school diploma or GED equivalent, or be beyond the age of compulsory high school attendance in the state of Pennsylvania or Delaware.

Contact your high school counseling office to learn more about the process for submitting transcripts.

  • Directly from the College Board or ACT
  • On your official high school transcript
  • From your school counselor

Meet Your Counselors

Our team is here to support you through every step of the application process. From answering questions and reviewing your application to setting-up campus visits, we've got you covered.

David J. Adams
Assistant Director of Admission, Mid-Atlantic (Territory: Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Delaware, and Western PA
Meghan Nealon
Admissions Counselor (Territory: Berks and Bucks Counties, Northeastern PA)