Widener University-Main Campus

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-4000
http://www.widener.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 4,814
  • Undergraduate population: 3,245
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $44,310
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $42,920
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $41,140
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $39,750

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 95%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $10,628
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 20%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $2,948
  • Students receiving federal aid: 22%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $6,605
  • Students receiving state aid: 25%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 93%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 4,394
  • Percent admitted: 66%
  • Percent admitted (men): 69%
  • Percent admitted (women): 64%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 440, 530
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 460, 560
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): unknown

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 4,861
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 41%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 59%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 56%
  • Graduation rate (men): 48%
  • Graduation rate (women): 65%

Degrees Offered

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD