Regional Assets

Widener University

Located on a sprawling, 100-acre campus in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener University offers students an education that combines academic quality with experiential learning, leadership development, and community service. Comprised of eight schools and colleges, Widener offers liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associates, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Widener is a leading metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Part of our mission is to contribute to the vitality and well-being of the communities we serve through addressing the metropolitan region’s most pressing concerns and enhancing our program offerings to respond to the educational needs of our communities.