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Widener University-Main Campus
One University Place, Chester, PA 19013-5792
General Information610-499-4000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedAssociate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingSuburb, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 4,851 (3,204 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12 to 1

Mission Statement

As a leading metropolitan university- we achieve our mission at Widener by creating a learning environment where curricula are connected to societal issues through civic engagement. We lead by providing a unique combination of liberal arts and professional education in a challenging- scholarly- and culturally diverse academic community. We engage our students through dynamic teaching- active scholarship- personal attention- and experiential learning. We inspire our students to be citizens of character who demonstrate professional and civic leadership. We contribute to the vitality and well-being of the communities we serve.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
 
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 2260
Instructional 2260
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0