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About Widener University
Founded in 1821, Widener University is among the country's top universities for Civic engagement. It is a nationally -recognized private university. The university believes that academic excellence, career preparation, as well as civic engagement lead to success. Apart from the experiential learning, the students and the faculty members of the university involve themselves in community service projects in Chester and in communities across the globe. The students can earn practical experiences through internships and co-op opportunities. The university has its main campus in Chester which is a great place to live, study and have fun. In addition to this, Widener University has satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Wilmington, Delaware etc.
Why Widener University
Over 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors are offered in the university which includes top-ranked programs in nursing, engineering, and hospitality management.
A number of dual degrees and joint majors like environmental science/biology and psychology/social science are also available.
The university has an exploratory studies program which assists the students to select a major which suits their goals the best.
Students can avail nationally recognized leadership, civic engagement, and paid co-op programs.
For adult/nontraditional undergraduates, Degree and certificate options are there.
More than 80 student clubs and organizations are there for the students to get themselves involved.
Financial aid is received by 94% of all undergraduate students.
Direct admit undergraduate international students are considered for academic merit scholarships.
Maximum teacher student interaction because of the student faculty ratio which is 12:1.
The first institution of higher education in Philadelphia area which was invited to join the Clinton Global Initiative University.
All the programs offered by the university through its 8 schools which are as follows:
- Schools and Departments
- College of Arts & Sciences
- School of Engineering
- School of Nursing
- School of Business Administration
- Law Schools
- School of Human Service Professions
- School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies