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?
We're Test Optional
Students who apply no longer need to submit an SAT or ACT score as part of their application.
High Schools Visits
We'd be happy to visit your high school either in-person (at the school) or virtually to learn about our admissions process.
Students who apply early action (by Nov 1) benefit from priority class scheduling, early access to merit scholarships & financial aid offers, and more.
Workshops & Camps
Students can explore their interests, engage in hands-on learning experiences, and get a feel for what Widener is all about.
Opportunities for Students to Get Ahead and Save Money
College Courses for High School Students
Students can strengthen their college application and get a jumpstart on their college coursework.
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
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.
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.
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.
Think Widener is a perfect fit for some of your students? In person or online, we offer a variety of options to visit our campus—located 20 minutes south of Philadelphia—and connect with our students, faculty, and staff.
Digital Admissions Publications
Introduce your students to the Widener experience by downloading and sharing our favorite publications. Clubs and sports, majors and minors, scholarships and financial aid—these publications have the details covered.
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.
Undergraduate Admissions Office