If you are thinking about applying to Widener University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Widener University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not even considered|
Widener University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast!
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Widener University. Widener University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Widener University accepted 75% of all applicants, around 4,280 of the 5,739 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Widener University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Widener University must submit the following items. Double check with Widener University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
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Students admitted to Widener University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Widener University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||17%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
Widener University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Widener University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Widener University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Widener University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Widener University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Widener University.
Does Widener University accept transfer credits?
Widener University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Widener University accepts:
Does Widener University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Widener University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Widener University?
Widener University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Widener University's acceptance rate?
Widener University's acceptance rate is 75%.
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How hard is it to get into Widener University? Widener University is a somewhat selective institution. The Widener University acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
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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
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Widener University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.49. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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