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Widener University

School Profile

  • Widener UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Chester, PA
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 3,412
First-year Undergraduate Students: 724
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 3,247
Graduate Students: 3,137
 

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of General Studies
  • Associate of Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Prenursing
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $31,840
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $31,840

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 550
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 190

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Pride

Rankings

  • Ranked #181 National Universities
  • Ranked #114 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #258 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #19 Environmental Law
  • Ranked #20 Healthcare Law
  • Ranked #158 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #59 Healthcare Management
  • Ranked #332 Nursing
  • Ranked #143 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #112 Social Work

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Admissions Address

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-4126
(888) 943-3637
Fax: (610) 499-4676
admissions.office@widener.edu
Contact: Edwin Wright
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 70%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 70%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,739
Female applicants 2,555
Male applicants 2,184
Applicants accepted 3,322
Female applicants accepted 1,822
Male applicants accepted 1,500
Freshman enrollment 727
Female freshman enrollment 379
Male freshman enrollment 348
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 108
Students accepting place on wait list 108
Students accepted from wait list 2

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 72%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.7
 

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 99%
SAT Critical Reading average score 497
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 440-540
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score 518
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 460-570
 
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 0%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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