Widener University

Women's D3 Coach: Melissa McCarthy
6 / 10
3,367 Undergrads / 6,621 Students
9 / 10
$31,666 Net Price
3 / 10
72% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Middle Atlantic (MAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
55% / 65%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Shannon Beston Great Valley
Margaret Howe-Consiglio Penncrest
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Widener University Coaches
Apr 7 '19
Woodlyn, PA
Women's 13-18
Mar 29 '20
Woodlyn, PA
Women's 13-18
One University Place, Chester, PA, 19013 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Allentown Pennsylvania Area
  • Lancaster Pennsylvania Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Reading Pennsylvania Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • Boeing
  • Penn Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System)
  • Vanguard
  • DuPont
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • AstraZeneca
  • Crozer-Keystone Health System
  • Lockheed Martin
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • US Army
  • Comcast
  • SAP
  • Aramark
  • Christiana Care Health System
What Grads Do
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Accounting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Support
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 550
520 - 610
1010 - 1200
19 - 24
18 - 26
20 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

Free ACT and SAT test prep

Free SAT test prep

Applicants 6,245 2,605 3,640
% Admitted 72% 72% 72%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 19% 15%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.52
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (29%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (25%)
    Business (18%)
    Engineering (17%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Mechanical Engineering (6%)
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (4%)
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (4%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Accounting (3%)
    Civil Engineering, General (3%)
    Finance, General (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

    Net price calculator

    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$47,328
    Books & Supplies$1,300
    Cost of Living$14,736
    Personal Expenses$1,728
    Sticker Price$65,092

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$29,991
    Federal Grants20%$4,955
    Pell Grants20%$4,151
    Other Federal20%$825
    State & Local Grants21%$3,231
    Institutional Grants100%$28,311
    Student Loans79%$13,930
    Federal Loans76%$5,496
    Other Loans30%$22,111

    Financial aid office

    Free scholarship search

    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $91.8 Million $13,859

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,929 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with fieldhockey is 4.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,910 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $53,400

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.58 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 55% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    View @widener_fhockey on Instagram
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 1 -
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

    Teams In Conference
    Similar Academic Schools