Widener University

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General Information

Admission Office
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-4126
(888) 943-3637
Fax: (610) 499-4676

Contact: Edwin Wright
Director of Admissions
Main Address
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-4000


Total undergrads: 3,428
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 730
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,206
Graduate enrollment: 1,701

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Financial Planning B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General A,B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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