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Widener University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Chester, PA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$66,666
Tuition and Fees
$48,740
Room and Board
$14,812
Books and Supplies
$1,332
Other Expenses
$1,782
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 30
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003313
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
682 (93.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
622 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
622 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
134 (21.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$38,316
Need-Based Gift
Received by 608 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,980
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 592 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,120
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 600 (96.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
98 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,600

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,388 (85.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,172 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,164 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
471 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$35,270
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,119 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,670
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,040 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,507
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,023 (93.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
506 (18.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,590

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Dance, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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