Widener University is a nationally-recognized, private university where academics, leadership, and service matter. Founded in 1821, Widener is among the nation's top universities for civic engagement. We offer liberal arts and sciences and professional programs leading to associate's, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. In addition, with Philadelphia only 20 minutes away, we have a living laboratory where students earn practical experience through internships and co-op opportunities.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad

Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013, United States of America

Phone number

(888) WIDENER

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Mid-Atlantic