Widener University Main Campus

Widener University Main Campus

Widener University, a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania, was established in 1821 as a preparatory school for boys. It was given its present name in 1979. The main campus is covers more than 105 acres and the university enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and over 3,000 graduate students. Widener University offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in diverse areas of study. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Hospitality Management
  • School of Human Services Professions
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing
  • University College

Widener fields more than 15 varsity teams both for men and women. The teams compete in Division III sports within the Middle Atlantic Corporation (MAC).

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Environmental Science
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Education, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Education, Other
Engineering, General
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering, Other
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Rhetoric And Composition/Writing Studies, Other
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Public Administration
Social Work
Fine/Studio Arts, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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