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Widener University-Main Campus Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$52,354 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,370 tuition
$13,126 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$658 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$52,354 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,370 tuition
$13,126 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$658 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$20,669 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
28% get federal aid ($4,560 avg)
26% get state aid ($3,590 avg)
95% get institn'l aid ($20,669 avg)
84% get loans ($9,866 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.56% 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 $22,785 96%
Federal Grant Aid $4,560 28%
Pell Grants $4,084 27%
Other Federal Grants $532 27%
Institution Grant Aid $20,669 95%
State Grant Aid $3,590 26%
Student Loans $9,866 84%
Federal Loans $6,167 84%
Other Loans $15,795 20%

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-Main Campus 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 $1,244
Out of State $1,244


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • 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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  • 4
  • 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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  • 5
  • Aubrey from Media, PA
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Widener makes sure that you experience college life at its fullest. During my first semester, they wanted all of the new freshman to join at least one club or sport to really experience Widener and make new friends. Even though the tuition is higher than public school, Widener offers many opportunities to their students and really get you involved to pack your resume full of different activities, community services, etc.

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