Resources › For Students and Parents Widener University - Delaware Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wilmington, Delaware. Malepheasant / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 06, 2017 Widener University - Delaware Description: Located just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, this campus of Widener University was built in 1976. It is primarily a Law School (the majority of students are graduate students studying Law), but offers other degrees and programs as well. Popular undergraduate majors include general studies, information science, and paralegal fields. The university has additional facilities in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Chester, Pennsylvania. Academics are supported by a healthy 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the small school size provides students with a personalized and individual course of study. Campus life is active with many student clubs and organizations to choose from, including academic honor societies, activism/political clubs, and recreational sports. Wilmington, with a population of around 70,000, offers students cultural and city-life experiences; students get the opportunity to study in a small community, while still being close to a vibrant city center. On the main campus, the Widener Pride compete in the NCAA Division III MAC Commonwealth Conference. The university fields 10 men's and 11 women's intercollegiate teams. Admissions Data (2014): Percent of Applicants Admitted: - %Widener University - Delaware has open admissions Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Enrollment (2014): Total Enrollment: 742 (93 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 13% Male / 87% Female24% Full-time Costs (2014 - 15): Tuition and Fees: $13,410Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,521Other Expenses: $5,616Total Cost: $30,747 Widener University - Delaware Campus Financial Aid (2013 - 14): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 67%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 17%Loans: 67%Average Amount of AidGrants: $ -Loans: $7,188 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Business/Marketing, Information Science, Liberal Arts/General Studies Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 100%4-Year Graduation Rate: 50%6-Year Graduation Rate: 50% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Widener University - Delaware, You May Also Like These Schools: Widener University: Profile Temple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Wesley College: Profile Rowan University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania: Profile Kean University: Profile Delaware State University: Profile Wilmington University: Profile Arcadia University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Drexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Widener University - Delaware Campus Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.widener.edu/about/vision_history/mission.aspx "Here at Widener, a leading metropolitan university, we achieve our mission by creating a learning environment where curricula are connected to societal issues through civic engagement. Our mission at Widener includes the following tenets: We lead by providing a unique combination of liberal arts and professional education in a challenging, scholarly, and culturally diverse academic community. We engage our students through dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning. We inspire our students to be citizens of character who demonstrate professional and civic leadership.We contribute to the vitality and well-being of the communities we serve."