Widener University

Chester, PA

Widener University

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Chester, PA 19013-5792
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Widener University Review

A Excellent
4.375 Based on 2 Reviews
Career Preparation
A+
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
B+

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Widener University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

504 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
 
 
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
10
34
6
 
 
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
 
 
0
 
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
98
18
0
Gerontology
 
 
4
1
 
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
0
0
0
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
14
 
 
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
 
 
0
 
 
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
0
 
 
 
 
Nursing Education
 
 
1
1
0
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
1
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
6
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
78
Public Health Education and Promotion
 
 
33
 
6
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
 
0
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
8
0
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
185
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

447 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
6
 
 
 
Anthropology, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
34
 
25
History, General
 
4
 
 
 
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
 
0
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
18
 
 
 
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
 
 
7
 
0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
0
0
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
8
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
34
 
 
 
Psychology, Other
 
17
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
5
 
 
Social Work
 
14
263
 
4
Sociology
 
7
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
0
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

198 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
46
20
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
18
2
 
 
Civil Engineering, General
 
27
6
 
 
Computer Engineering, General
 
 
0
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
13
0
 
 
Engineering, General
0
0
 
 
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Engineering/Industrial Management
 
 
2
 
 
Environmental Science
 
7
 
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
49
8
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

178 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
29
0
 
 
Accounting and Related Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
0
11
40
 
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Business Statistics
 
10
 
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
0
44
11
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
0
2
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
1
 
 
 
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
23
 
 
 
Financial Planning and Services
 
 
0
 
 
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
0
 
 
Management Science
 
 
4
 
 
Office Management and Supervision
 
0
 
 
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
0
 
 
 
Taxation
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

107 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
5
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
1
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
6
0
 
Creative Writing
 
2
 
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
17
5
 
 
Education, General
 
0
5
 
0
Education, Other
 
 
0
 
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
 
14
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
 
 
1
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
0
0
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
5
 
 
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
2
 
 
6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
0
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
 
 
14
History Teacher Education
 
1
 
 
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
0
0
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
0
8
0
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
4
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
1
 
 
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
3
 
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
0
0
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, Other
 
 
2
 
 
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
 
 
3
 
 

43 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
2
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
34
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
3
 
 
 
Informatics
 
2
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
0
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
2
 
 
 

24 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
 
3
 
 
 
Communication and Media Studies, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Photojournalism
 
8
 
 
 
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
 
12
 
 
 

21 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
18
0
 
 
Tourism and Travel Services Management
 
 
3
 
 

20 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
6
 
 
 
Computer Science
 
14
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
0
0
0
 
 

0 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
0
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Widener University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
 
Health Law
 
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Social Work
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology)
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
  • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A+ Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 1998

    Technology, student support, smaller classes, attentive professors, guidance counselors, a wide range of subjects

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    nursing, Class of 1983

    I don't knw-It has been a long time

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 1998

    Mostly younger students. A lot of activity targeted to those students. But there are programs that attract older students as well. All feel welcomed

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 1998

    This is a relatively small school. Campus easy to get around. Lovely library and computer labs. Dorms are nice, classrooms are good, dining halls adequate

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    nursing, Class of 1983

    don't know what it is today. I was in a brand new dorm

    5 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups

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3.5 Based on 2 Reviews
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