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Widener University-Main Campus

Chester, PA
University Website: www.widener.edu
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Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Its main campus sits on 108 acres (.44 km²), just 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Philadelphia. The university has three other campuses: two in Pennsylvania (Harrisburg and Exton) and one in Wilmington, Delaware.

About 3,300 undergraduates and 3,300 graduate students attend Widener in eight degree-granting schools. The university offers associate's, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in areas ranging from traditional liberal arts to professional programs.

Widener was founded in 1821 and has undergone several name changes. It was known as Pennsylvania Military College after 1892, and adopted the Widener name in 1972.

The Carnegie Foundation classifies Widener as a Doctoral/Research University and a Community Engagement Institution. Widener was ranked #181 in the National Universities category by US News & World Report for 2012.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $34,224.00 avg tuition

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4000

Apply online Admissions:
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Financial Aid:
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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
Widener Scholarship $3,000 Varies
African American Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
African American Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
A. Groff Alderfer Memorial Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Laila Al-Saleh Memorial Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
American Legion Smith Howard Post #93 Senior ROTC Cadet Scholarship Varies Varies
Greta Jean Anderson Scholarship Varies Varies
Alvin M. Andorn Scholarship Varies Varies
William R. Bailey Scholarship Varies Varies
Harry P. Bartow Scholarship Varies Varies
Mrs. Marian C. Bartow Scholarship Varies Varies
Bethesda House Management Corporation's Lutheran Knolls Scholarship Varies Varies
Bergeman Family Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Bergeman Family Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Richard P. Bergeman '62 Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
James E. Bowen '49 Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert J. and Judith G. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Chester NAACP-Tosco Refining Company Scholarship Varies Varies
Chester NAACP-Tosco Refining Company Scholarship Varies Varies
Class of 1985 Endowed Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Class of 1986 Endowed Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Class of 1988 Endowed Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Class of 1989 Endowed Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Class of 1992 Endowed Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Chris A. Campana Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Gunard O. Carlson Scholarship Varies Varies
Seung W. Choi Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Annie Langham Cottee Scholarship Varies Varies
Kenneth S. and Mary E. Dale Scholarship Varies Varies
Anthony D'Angelo Scholarship Varies Varies
Delaware County Scholarship Varies Varies
Engineering Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Faculty Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Sebastian and Sharon Faro Undergraduate Biology Scholarship Varies Varies
Henry T. and Dorothy S. Feige Scholarship Varies Varies
Francine Saylor Ferris Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Albie Filoreto Scholarship Varies Varies
Edith Hannum Scholarship Varies Varies
George A. Hansell Jr. Scholarship Varies Varies
James W. Hirschmann III Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
E.A. Howell Open Scholarship Varies Varies
Huston Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Hyatt Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Mathews Johnson Scholarship Varies Varies
Samuel and Hilda Karl Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Eva C. Leet Endowed Scholarship in Nursing Varies Varies
Thomas E. Leet '17 Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering Varies Varies
Theodore F. Locke, Jr. PMC '42 Freshman Scholarship Varies Varies
Mervin R. Lowe Humanities Scholarship Varies Varies
James W. Lush Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Blizzard Macqueen Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
MBNA Scholarship Varies Varies
Rose McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
George William and Ruth Axtmayer Miller Scholarship Varies Varies
Clarence R. and Ruth H. Moll Scholarship Varies Varies
Ralph P. Muller and Alice B. Muller Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Music Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Subba Rao Nadig Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
School of Nursing Undergraduate Scholarship - Widener University Varies Varies
Steven Ross Oskin Scholarship Varies Varies
Steven Ross Oskin Scholarship Varies Varies
Pennsylvania Military College Alumni Scholarship Varies Varies
Rotary Club Scholarship - Widener University Up to $2,000 Varies
John and Charles Sevier Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship Varies Varies
Professor Sophocles M. Sophocles Scholarship Varies Varies
Frances and Leo Speck Scholarship Varies Varies
Gayle Hanna Stauffer Family Health and Education Scholarship Varies Varies
Sykes Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothy M. Thompson Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert and Jean Turrell Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Vito R. Verni Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
VWR Scholarship Varies Varies
VWR Scholarship Varies Varies
Wetherill Scholarship Varies Varies
Widener Presidential Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Woman's Club of Swarthmore Scholarship Varies Varies
Bonner Leader Program Up to $0 Varies