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Information for School Counselors

As a high school, college, or career counselor, you play a vital role in helping students and their families plan for college. We're committed to making it easy for you to find the information you need.

Did You Know?

Early Action

Students who apply early action (by Nov 1) benefit from priority class scheduling, early access to merit scholarships & financial aid offers, and more. 

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Workshops & Camps

Students can explore their interests, engage in hands-on learning experiences, and get a feel for what Widener is all about.  

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Opportunities for Students to Get Ahead and Save Money

Dual Enrollment Program

By becoming a dual enrollment high school partner, your students can earn college credits at a deeply discounted rate.  

Accelerated College Program

Students can save a full year of time and tuition by earning up to 30 college credits while in high school. 

Fast Track to a Master's Degree

All students at Widener are guaranteed the option to earn both their bachelor's and master's degrees in a shorter time while spending less money. 

Upcoming Admissions Events to Share With Students and Parents

Helping Students with Admissions & Aid

We don't think applying to college should be stressful, so we've made the application and financial aid process as easy as possible.

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Admissions & Financial Aid

The quick facts: It’s free to apply—and students can apply early action by Nov. 1. We accept the Common App and offer rolling admissions.

After applying, students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Additional aid opportunities are also available through the university.

Get to Know Widener

The Widener Advantage

When your students graduate from Widener, they won't be just starting their careers. They'll be continuing the work they've been doing all along.

Powerhouse Academic Programs

We’ve built our academic programs to be centers of excellence and influence—fueled by distinguished faculty, high-impact research, and innovative degree paths.

An Engaging Student Experience

Known and supported at every step, your students will find a second home at Widener University, enjoying life today while preparing for future success.

Points of Pride

Our points of pride not only designate us as a top-tier university, they also demonstrate the resources and connections we offer that lead Widener students to successful, rewarding careers.

We want to make it easy for you to support your students. Contact our Director of Admissions with any questions or to share an idea.