Widener University-Main Campus

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Widener University-Main Campus can be found in Chester, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Widener University-Main Campus has an enrollment of about five thousand students.

Many students at this school scored in the range of 920 (25th percentile) - 1130 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. This school has an acceptance rate of around 67% with 23% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at widener.edu.

Overall Widener University-Main Campus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Widener University-Main Campus was reported as 67.3% in Fall 2013 with over 5,460 college applications submitted to Widener University-Main Campus. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Widener University-Main Campus has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.1%
  • 2010-2011: 70.1%
  • 2011-2012: 70.1%
  • 2012-2013: 66.3%
  • 2013-2014: 67.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 68.0%

How Does Widener University-Main Campus Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Widener University-Main Campus is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Swarthmore College14.3%
Neumann University55.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine79.1%
University of the Sciences56.4%
Haverford College23.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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