Widener University

private university Estd 1821
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Widener University

Widener University is a private, metropolitan educational institution. Established as The Bullock School for Boys in 1821, the educational institute was built in Wilmington, Delaware. It was known as Pennsylvania Military College after 1892 and received the Widener name in 1972.

Widener University comprises four campuses, the main campus in Chester, Pennsylvania, in addition to the campus in Wilmington, Delaware, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Exton, Pennsylvania. Students learn in a vibrant community that feels like a second family. Its state-of-the-art facilities include an on-campus television production studio, nursing simulation labs, a finance lab, and modern robotics engineering and computer science facilities. More than 85 percent of the students enjoy on-campus living, choosing between residence halls, fraternities, and sororities.

Widener offers a range of majors and minors. Widener has an undergrad student to faculty ratio of 13:1 with 91% of the full-time faculty have doctorates or the highest degree in their field. All undergraduate students enrolled in Widener University have the chance to procure a Leadership Certificate by going to 18 one-hour workshops and composing a short reflection on the experience. The program started in fall 2013, and from that point onward almost 1,000 students and staff have attended at least one workshop. Driven by Oskin Leadership Institute, the workshops focus on an approach to build student’s character, improve them, make them more involved citizens, and assist them to create positive change in their locale or in the people around them.

After applying in the Widener, students are considered for merit scholarships and grants offered for academic accomplishments, diverse talents, and skills. Widener grants a considerable amount of financial aid to first-time, full-time students with financial need every year. Notably, the average merit grant for a fresh applicant is $105,000 over four years, and for transfers is $17,000 every year.

Some notable alumni are Benjamin P. Ablao, Jr., who is an independent filmmaker and actor, Dawn Marie Addiego, who is a New Jersey state senator, and Richard Alloway who is a Pennsylvania state senator from 2006.

Bachelors in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 30.8 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5 to 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Masters of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 450, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 23.8 Lakh

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Bachelors in Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 30.8 Lakh

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Bachelor of Mechanical engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 31.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

BBA - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
MEng - 1 CourseGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 95 & Above
BE/Btech - 2 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 450 & Above
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 30.8L
USD 42,034
MEng - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 14.3L
USD 19,543
BE/Btech - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 30.8L - 31.9L
USD 42,034 - 43,534
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 23.8L
USD 32,472


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