Widener University is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Chester, Pennsylvania. Widener University was founded in 1821. The college currently enrolls around 5,875 students per year, including 2,766 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into Widener University. Widener University admitted 85% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 5,719 students applied to Widener University and 4,834 were admitted.
|Widener University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||85%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||28%|
Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.
Click the heart icon in the top left to save Widener University to the list of schools you're interested in applying to.
Widener University is locatedin the town of Chester, Pennsylvania, in the city of Philadelphia.
If you would like to see Widener University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Chester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Widener University and Chester are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Widener University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Widener University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Wondering what life at Widener University is like? There are approximately 5,875 students enrolled at Widener University, including 2,766 undergraduate students and 3,109 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 59% percent are from PA and 41% percent of students are from other states.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!