Chester, Pennsylvania

Widener University Main Campus


Student Population
Widener University Main Campus overview
Location Chester, Pennsylvania
Online widener.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Widener University Main Campus overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener University Main Campus is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,045 prospective students applied, and 3,955 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 787 enrolled in the school.  4,365 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,153 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $45,028 plus fees of $920. Widener University-Main Campus is ranked 572 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Widener University Main Campus overview
SAT 1100/1250
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
Widener University Main Campus overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Widener University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$920
Room and Board $14,446
Budget for Other Expenses$1,728
Total One Year Cost$63,422


Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Widener University Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Health Professions 23%
Engineering 11%
Psychology 8%
Education 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216852 IPEDS survey data for Widener University Main Campus.