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Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $47,328
Student Population 6,621
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $25,375

Widener University Academic Overview

Widener University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Chester, Pennsylvania. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 6,621 students are enrolled into Widener University. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 63% last year.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Widener University tuition and fees are $47,328 for all students. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $24,130 for all graduate students.

Widener University 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$47,328
Graduate$24,130
[Chart] Widener University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Widener University

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Widener University. The acceptance rate of Widener University is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 63% and the transfer-out rate is 20%. Total 6,621 students are attending Widener University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $25,375 and 84 students received grants of scholarship aid (2.49% of total undergraduate students). Total 6,621 students are attending Widener University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

[Chart] Widener University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Widener University is 69 %.
Graduation Rate for Widener University is 63 %
Transfer-out Rate for Widener University is 20 %
Retention Rate for Widener University is 78 %
Student Population for Widener University is 6,621
Student to Faculty Rate for Widener University is 13 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $25,375 at Widener University.

Offered Degrees

Widener University offers 134 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Widener University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree90
Bachelor's Degree601
Master's Degree506
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

Widener University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at Widener University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,726)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,926)

Veterans Benefits

Widener University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Widener University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Widener University

Widener University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Widener University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits