If you are planning on applying to Widener University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Widener University's admissions stats.
|Widener University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||28%|
These are the application deadlines for Widener University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||November 25|
Widener University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Widener University will release EA admissions decisions no later than November 25.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Widener University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Widener University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Widener University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Widener University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Widener University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Widener University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Widener University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Widener University has 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.
In 2022, 28% of Widener University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.
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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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
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?
❌ No, Widener University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Widener University's acceptance rate?
✅ Widener University has an acceptance rate of 85%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Widener University?
❌ Widener University does not offer early decision.
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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 85%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.
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 3.46. 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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