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Widener University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$58,594 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,034 tuition
$14,424 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$836 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$58,594 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,034 tuition
$14,424 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$836 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$25,081 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($4,501 avg)
26% get state aid ($3,530 avg)
95% get institn'l aid ($25,081 avg)
82% get loans ($10,574 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.08% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.08% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $27,016 96%
Federal Grant Aid $4,501 28%
Pell Grants $4,019 28%
Other Federal Grants $515 27%
Institution Grant Aid $25,081 95%
State Grant Aid $3,530 26%
Student Loans $10,574 82%
Federal Loans $5,775 81%
Other Loans $16,553 24%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Widener University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4126
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,400
Out of State $1,400


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Elizabeth from West Chester, PA
  • Jul-10-2017 I am a current student here

    For the students that take advantage of the numerous workshops, networking events, and Coop programs that are available at Widener University are able to get further ahead than other college graduates because they are free and teach students to take initiative for their future based on their decisions and commitment to being a leader.

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  • T.T - Union, NJ
  • Jan-03-2016 I am a current student here

    It's completely dependent on you. You can get a lot out of widener in 4 years or you could waste your time and money.

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  • Amanda from Wilmington, DE
  • Apr-13-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Tuition is expensive, but if your looking for a job locally Widener has a great reputation in the community. You are pretty much guaranteed a job after graduation.

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