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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?

Your Students Can Earn College Credits

Students can strengthen their college application and get a jumpstart on their college coursework.

Learn more about courses offered

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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Applying to Widener

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.

Workshops for School Counselors and Other Qualified Education Staff!

Faculty Mentorship

Act 48 Approved Credit Programs

Widener is hosting Act 48 approved credit programs this year for school counselors and other qualified educational staff.

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Upcoming Act 48 Approved School Counselor Workshops

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