Start your Degree and Career at Widener University in Philadelphia

- Top 200 university in the USA by U.S. News & World Report,  2016

- 20 minutes from Philadelphia, the 5th largest city in the United States

- Strong internship networks with over 1,000 organizations participating in    co-ops and internships

Leadership that works around the globe

Widener University offers a combination of high academic quality and successful career preparation. Our emphasis on applied learning and hands-on training will give you the tools you need to pursue a career in your chosen field. 

  • 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio nurtures personalized attention
  • Co-op and internship options guarantee hands-on learning
  • 90% of faculty hold a doctorate or the highest degree in their field 

A wide choice of degree programs


Widener is among the 5% of business schools in the world accredited by the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Choose from 6 undergraduate degrees and 3 Masters including MBA. Students in co-op programs earn 12 months of paid experience. 


Top 60 hospitality program in the USA. Choose from various undergraduate specializations in Hospitality Management or a Masters of Science in Hospitality and Tourism. The co-op program allows you to earn credits and paid work experience. 


95% of students are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of earning their degrees. Study a choice of 5 undergraduate degrees or a Masters of Engineering specializing in 6 fields. The engineering program also includes a 12 month paid co-op program.  

Arts and Sciences

Choose from a variety of degrees in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies. Prepare for a career in many diverse fields including law, medicine, science and business. 66% of students complete a practicum or internship.

Entry requirements

Our Student Enrollment Advisors can help you with country specific academic and English entry requirements. Inquire now for more information.

  • Undergraduate International
    Year One
    Graduate Pre-Master's Program HEI Pre-Master's Program Undergraduate Direct Admission Graduate Direct Admission
    • IELTS 4.5, TOEFL 45 or free Password exam equivalent
    • Academic GPA of 2.75
    • IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60 or free Password exam equivalent
    • Academic GPA of 2.7 for business and hospitality or 2.8 for engineering

    • IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60 or free Password exam equivalent 
    • Academic GPA of 2.7 for business and hospitality or 2.8 for engineering
    • IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 75 
    • Academic GPA of 2.75
    • IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 95 overall 
    • Academic GPA of 2.75


Key facts and tuition costs 

  • Tuition fees start at $12,980 per semester for graduate programs and $12,200 for undergraduate degrees
  • 4 year grants and scholarships of up to $46,000 available
  • 12 to 1 student to faculty ratio ensures personalized attention
  • Study a variety of business, engineering, hospitality and social science degrees.
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