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Widener University

Address: 1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013

Description Widener University

Widener University in Pennsylvania prepairs highly qualified specialists in various fields of science since 1821. It is one of the oldest universities in America. The University of Widener is a convenient campus and a large territory for (about 110 acres). Excellent conditions for academic, creative, physical development of youth were created in the university. More than 300 teachers work with international students, each of which has a great practical experience in the relevant field of activity. Sections and circles of interest are also conducted by professionals.

Many specializations are in the TOP-100 best in their field. Some of the strongest departments in the university are:

  • Electrical engineering; 
  • Medicine; 
  • Biology; 
  • Engineering mechanics; 
  • Environmental engineering; 
  • Civil engineering.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Widener University

Program name
07.09.2020 -10.06.2021
from 47 770 $ / year

Brief information about programs of the first higher education for those wishing to obtain fundamental knowledge in business, management, science, engineering.

Bachelor's programs provide for the study of public disciplines and profile subjects. Their ratio varies from course to course. The last year of education is predominantly profile. It includes more practical classes and may include an internship.

Bachelor's programs at the university are offered at the departments of engineering, science and business.

  • Students age: 18+
  • Start dates: annually.
  • Entry requirements: high scoring certificate, TOEFL iBT from 85, International First Year (required).
  • The result of the studying: a demanded specialty, high quality of professional knowledge, skills, diploma, recognized throughout the world.
07.09.2020 -10.06.2021
from 17 500 $ / semester

Brief information about postgraduate two-year profile program for obtaining a narrow specialization within the chosen direction.

Master's programs at the university are offered in the areas of MBA, business process management, engineering. Each course provides a large number of practical classes, internships (or several). Theoretical education of specialists takes place within the walls of the university. With the students there are university professors and invited practitioners.

  • Student age: 21+
  • Start dates: annually.
  • Admission requirements: Bachelor's Degree, Pre-Master's, academic recommendations, TOEFL IBT 90+, CV, motivation letter.
  • The result of the studying: Master's degree, practical experience in accordance with specialization, career prospects in the chosen field of activity.

Accommodation and food

Freshmen and foreign students are guaranteed places in residences on campus for the duration of the entire study period. Accommodation is offered on self-service basis (cleaning, food, laundry). Students are provided with 1-2-bed rooms with private facilities, furniture, Internet access.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Forensic Accounting, Marketing, Accounting, African and African American Studies, Allied Health, anthropology, Army ROTC, art, Arts Administration , astronomy, Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Bachelor of Social Work, biochemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, business analytics, business management, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Communication Studies, computer forensics, Computer Information Systems, computer science, Criminal justice, Dance Performance, Diagnostic medical sonography, Digital Media Informatics, Doctoral Degree, Clinical Psychology (PsyD), Early Childhood and Special Education (preK–4), economics, Employer Partnership Programs, engineering, English, English and Creative Writing, Environmental engineering, Environmental science, Environmental Science and Sustainability, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, Event management, Experiential Learning, Experimental Science, finance, fine arts, French, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, General Education, Health Care Management MBA, history, Honors Program in General Education, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, international Business, International Relations, Italian, Leadership Studies, Legal Studies and Analysis, Management, Master in Business Process Innovation, Master in Taxation & Financial Planning, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Education in Allied Health Education, Master of Education in Educational Foundations, Master of Education in Instructional Technology, Master of Social Work, Mathematics, MBA, Mechanical engineering, modern languages, music, Natural science, Noncredit Programs, Online Degree Programs, Organizational Development & Leadership, physics, Physics & Astronomy, political science, Political Science & International Relations, Pre-Health Care Professions, Pre-Law, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Professional & Applied Studies, Professional Writing, psychology, Radiologic Technology, RN to BSN, Robotics Engineering, Secondary Education (7–12), sociology, Sport management, SUMMER COURSES, Sustainability Management, Sustainability Science, The Benefits of Co-operative Education, Widener’s co-op program

Events Widener University

The university offers three options for organizing leisure activities: on campus, in Philadelphia and trips to the USA. In the first case, disco clubs, interest clubs, playing fields and playgrounds, rest rooms with TVs and DVDs are at the service of students. Also, in Philadelphia, you can organize any leisure, from shopping to cognitive. Similar opportunities are opened for students of the University of Widener excursions.

Daily routine

Academic studies are compulsory at the university. They usually pass until 14:00 - 15:30. The amount of time for self-preparation students spend independently.


  • Widener University is a long-standing educational tradition combined with progressive innovations. The university is known for the high quality of the academic preparation of students;
  • Graduates receive a starting salary of $35,000 per year. More than 40% of specialists earn $ 50,000;
  • The University is distinguished by high rates of employment and student satisfaction with educational programs, studying conditions. In figures, this is 96% and 92% respectively;
  • The ratio of teaching staff and students is 12:1. At the university, professors know their students, take care of their academic development and successes;
  • The campus is conveniently located. To get to one of the main cultural centers of the USA, Philadelphia, it takes about 20 minutes drive from the campus.

Equipment Widener University

The Widener University campus includes well equipped infrastructure:

  • Classrooms; 
  • Laboratories; 
  • Lecture halls; 
  • Computer centers; 
  • A library; 
  • Several residences; 
  • Sports facilities; 
  • Recreation areas. 

Technical equipment of the departments of the university meets high industry standards.

Term dates and fees

Studying period: September - June.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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