Widener University

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Fast Facts:

  • Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Founded: 1821
  • Located only 20 minutes away from Center City Philadelphia, Widener University brings the enjoyment of the big city to its students. The campus, which covers nearly half a square kilometer, is located close to of some of America’s most culturally diverse and commercially vibrant metropolitan areas – New York City and Washington DC are merely 2 hours away.
  • Widener University is a nationally-ranked, private university in the USA. Ranked #189 by US News & World Report, it places among the top 5% of universities and colleges in America.
  • Widener students choose from over 1000 organizations annually, to participate in co-ops, internships, clinics, or public service, gaining relevant practical experience alongside academic coursework.
  • Our beautiful 110-acre main campusin the metropolitan Philadelphia area is a great place to livestudy, and have fun.
  • The Wall Street Journal ranks Widener University a Top 10 Philadelphia-area school.
  • In a recent survey, 90% of Widener seniors rated their overall Widener experience as “excellent” or “good.”
  • Our median post-graduate salary was $52,900; over $18,000 more than the national average, according to the U.S. Department of Education College


  • Undergraduate: Accounting, International Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electronic & Mechanical Engineering, Events, Hospitality, Tourism, Private Club, Restaurant, Hotel & Resort Management, Anthropology, Communication studies, International Relations, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Digital Media, Creative Writing and Languages
  • Postgraduate: MBA, Business Process Innovation, Taxation & Financial Planning, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Management & Mechanical Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism,


  1-Semester 2-Semester
International Year One $14,200 $28,400
Undergraduate Direct Entry $40,418 per year
On campus accommodation & Resident Meal plan $6,740 per semester
Pre Masters Programme $12,980 $22,000
Masters course – Direct Entry $29,150 per year
Health Insurance $1,485 for 12 months

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URL: http://www.widener.edu/