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COLLEGE PROFILE

Widener University

Chester, PA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
  • Anthropology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modern Languages
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
Most Popular DisciplinesHealth professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, social work, physical therapy, education
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty297
Part-Time Faculty335
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
90%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus710
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering, Master of Jurisprudence
Master's Programs of Study
  • Adult Education
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Taxation
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Nursing Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Law
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Education
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
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High 3.97 4.02 650 680 29
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