|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,729 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Widener University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,176 applications and 3,609 students were granted admission. Widener University is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 19% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1130|
|ACT||21 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Widener University's tuition was $42,034 for all students regardless of residency (56.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Widener University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,019 (which is 8.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Widener University in 2016-2017, was 687, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,775 (which is 2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Widener University has enrolled a total of 6,402 students (4,386 students full-time and 2,016 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,402 students, 129 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 3,597 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,805 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 763 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Widener University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||22%||1,023||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||19%||885||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||13%||624||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||9%||425||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||108|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||67|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||58|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Widener University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Widener University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $43,000. Last year, out of the total 1,353 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,272 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,499 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,379 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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