65 percent of applicants to Widener University were admitted for fall 2017


At Widener University, 89 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 57 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Chester enrolled 6,518 students in fall 2017, including 3,436 in undergraduate and 3,082 in graduate programs, data shows. 3.7 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.

58 percent of undergraduates are residents of Pennsylvania, and 42 percent are residents of other states.

The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (70 percent) and Black or African American (13 percent).

The school admitted 65 percent of the 6,045 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 20 percent enrolled.

Widener University admission
Total admitted applicants and enrolled students are estimates.
Total
Male
Female
Applicants
6,045
41.1%
58.9%
Admitted applicants
3,929
66%
65%
Enrolled
786
21%
19%

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