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Widener University

Located on a sprawling, 100-acre campus in Chester, Widener University offers students an education that combines academic quality with career preparation and a commitment to community service. Comprised of eight schools and colleges, Widener offers liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.

Widener is a leading metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience.

Widener University at a glance:

  • Founded in 1821
  • 6,700 students
  • Campuses in Chester, Exton, Harrisburg, and
    Wilmington, Del.
  • 93% of faculty have Ph.D. or highest degree in field
  • Widener is one of only 20 colleges nationwide that are members of Project Pericles, an initiative promoting civic engagement among college students
  • 20 varsity sports
  • Billy 'White Shoes' Johnson is a Widener alumnus
» www.Widener.edu