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Widener University Student Life

Widener University is on a 110-acre campus in a suburban setting in Chester, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. There are many activities and organizations for Widener University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

Widener University also has fraternities and sororities.

Does Widener University offer student housing?

Widener University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 1,772 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,912 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Widener University offers coed housing and .

Is Widener University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Widener University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Widener University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Widener University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Widener University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Widener University, take Interstate 95 to Chester, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Widener University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Widener University Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

60%

In State

40%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

71%

13%

6%

3%

3%

2%

1%

0.11%

0.04%

Graduate Students

3,238

Undergraduate Students

2,912

Non-Resident / International Students

42

Widener University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,150

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$49,706

Out-of-State

$49,706

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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