Widener University

Chester, PA 19013

Widener University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Chester, Pennsylvania. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5176 and 3609 students were accepted.

Widener University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $42,034 and fees $836. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $42,034 and $836 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 175
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 68
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Education Master's degree 1
Nursing Education Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 9
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 6

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Widener University

Neumann University
4.4 miles away
University of Pennsylvania
10.62 miles away
Drexel University
10.98 miles away
Saint Joseph's University
11.11 miles away
Thomas Jefferson University
12.13 miles away
Villanova University
12.29 miles away
Eastern University
13.19 miles away
Immaculata University
16.13 miles away
La Salle University
16.29 miles away
Wilmington University
17.39 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1954 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
04/01/1984 - 06/30/2008
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
04/01/1972 - 06/30/2008
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2007 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2007 - Current

Admissions

70%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading460 to 550
SAT: Math470 to 580
ACT Composite21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$28,335

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$26,481
30k to 48k$25,888
48k to 75k$25,998
75k to 110k$27,508
Over 110k$29,672
Calculate yours

Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

83%

Recipients

$23,255

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

25%

Recipients

$4,100

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

68%

Recipients

$7,357

Average Amount

Student Population

3,597

Undergrads

2,805

Graduates

3,994

Women

2,408

Men

69%

Full-time

31%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
66%
Black/African American
16%
Hispanic
5%
Non-resident alien
4%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Past President’s Parley Nurses Scholarship - PA Legion Auxiliary

This scholarship is also known as the Past Department President’s Memorial Scholarship. It is a scholarship available for descendant of a veteran – deceased or in financial [...]

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code.  Applicants for [...]

McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas [...]

Melissa Sengbusch Inspirational Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing 418 Curie BoulevardPhildelphia , PA 19104-4217P: [...]

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania's VFW Jack E. Barger Sr.Scholarship

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania’s VFW Jack E. Barger Sr. Scholarship gives a chance for the veterans as well as the active duty military personnel and their families to continue their [...]


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Widener University
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
Website

Nursing Program Search



Find nursing programs near you