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#23 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Widener University Main Campus

Chester, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
6,150
Widener University Main Campus overview
Location Chester, Pennsylvania
Online widener.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Widener University Main Campus overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 5,739 prospective students applied, and 4,280 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 600 enrolled in the school.  4,387 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,763 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $47,770 plus fees of $805. Widener University-Main Campus is ranked 368 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Widener University-Main Campus is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Widener University Main Campus within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Widener University Main Campus overview
SAT 1035/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.49
Applications Accepted
74.6% 
Widener University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Jul 7, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$47,770
Costs for Widener University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,332
Other Fees$805
Room and Board $13,701
Budget for Other Expenses$1,782
Total One Year Cost$65,390

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Widener University Main Campus GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.