Widener University is on a 110-acre campus in a suburban setting in Chester, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. Widener University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.
Widener University also has fraternities and sororities.
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.
At Widener University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Widener University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Widener University, take Interstate 95 to Chester, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.
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