Widener University

School of Nursing

Widener University is a Private not-for-profit institution with a campus in Chester, Pennsylvania. The institution is approved to offer nursing programs by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing. The Chester, Pennsylvania campus for Widener University is located in a Suburb setting, see the map below. Total enrollment for all degrees including nursing programs is 4,912. The student-to-faculty ratio is 12-to-1. In-state tuition and fees were $39,830, while out-of-state tuition and fees were $39,830 for the most recent reporting period.

Nursing Degree Programs at Widener University

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Research or Education (PhD)
  • DSN/DNP
  • Nurse Practitioner

Visit the Widener University website to learn how to apply for the nursing degree programs listed above. We also recommend that all nursing students in Pennsylvania periodically review the requirements for a CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license as presented by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing. Understanding the CNA, LPN, and RN nursing license requirements and duty restrictions for Pennsylvania will help you navigate your education needs and avoid career planning mistakes often made by nursing students.

Widener University 2014-2015
Student population:4,912
Student-to-faculty ratio:12-to-1
In-state tuition & fees:$39,830
Out-of-state tuition & fees:$39,830
Room and board:$13,388
Percent on financial aid:99%
ACT Composite range:19-24
SAT Math range:470-580
SAT Reading range:450-550
Percent admitted:65%
Religious affiliation:Not applicable

Ethnicity Profile of Students


Male 38%
Female 62%
Full-Time 73%
Part-Time 27%
Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%

Widener University Address And Campus Setting

Click the map below to see the physical campus address and get driving directions to: Widener University, One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013. You can also see the Widener University campus setting and nearby attractions in satellite or street view mode.
Widener University Nursing School in Chester Pennsylvania

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Last updated: January 29, 2016