Widener University

247 th
US Rankings 2019
One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania, 19013, United States

About Widener University

Established in 1821, Widener University-Main Campus is a private university in Chester, Pennsylvania, US.

The institution offers over 40 undergraduate majors. Some of its highest ranked degrees are nursing, engineering and hospitality and management. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to one.

Widener encourages its community life and the students’ civic engagement through volunteering programmes. There are also about 80 student organisations that can be joined.

The 110 acre main campus is based in Chester, with the city of Philadelphia just 20 minutes away. 

Students come from 23 US states and 37 countries. Athletics-wise, there is a baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, indoor and outdoor track and field, cheerleading, field hockey, softball and volleyball teams.

Alumni include author and New York Times editorial writer Brent Staples, politician Dawn Marie Addiego, judge Risa Vetri Ferman and businessman and philanthropist Cyrus Tang.

 

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Key statistics

  • $42,870
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
    (1)
  • $14,424
    On-campus Room and Board
    (1)
  • $52,600
    Salary after 10 years
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 US Rankings

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