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Why choose Widener University?

Widener University offers the competitive edge of a top-ranking university in the USA with a well-established network of staff, alumni and potential employers.

Widener University combines reputation and academic quality with career preparation and a commitment to developing leadership skills through service learning, all in a great location for international students. It provides a first-rate university education in America!

Top ranking university

Widener University is a nationally-ranked, private university in the USA. Ranked top 200 by US News & World Report, it places among the top 5% of universities and colleges in America. It also has an excellent reputation in other American University rankings publications.

Premier location in Philadelphia

Located only 20 minutes away from Center City Philadelphia, Widener University brings the enjoyment of the big city to its students. The campus, which covers nearly half a square kilometer, is located close to of some of America's most culturally diverse and commercially vibrant metropolitan areas - New York City and Washington DC are merely 2 hours away.  

Personal attention and support

International Study Center student at Widener University in Philadelphia

Widener University giving students the advantage of dynamic teaching and individual attention, with small class sizes and a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Starting your first year, Widener programs lay the foundation for your success both in and out of the classroom - from thorough orientation programs that provide support as you adapt to American culture, to English language and study skills courses that help you develop critical thinking skills, time management, and fluency in English. At Widener, you will find many opportunities to develop confidence and achieve your goals.

Strong internship and recruitment network

Widener students choose from over 1000 organizations annually, to participate in co-ops, internships, clinics, or public service, gaining relevant practical experience alongside academic coursework.