Company Overview

Over the past 200 years, Widener has built a reputation for putting students on the inside track to successful careers and futures. 

A Powerful Education. A Respected Degree.

Widener is known for investing in the personal and professional success of every student—undergraduates and graduates, adults and lifelong learners. Across more than 60 programs, including those offered at the associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral level, Widener prepares the next generation of professionals while informing the future of the professions they go on to lead.

A short train ride from Center City, Philadelphia, Widener's safe and welcoming campus serves as a launchpad for an ambitious, hardworking community of students. One-on-one career guidance helps students land prestigious co-ops and internships. And faculty mentors open doors for breakthrough research. These experiences set Widener students apart in the marketplace. 

Prepared for success by a university-wide focus on professional leadership development, our graduates enjoy fast starts and often advance to management positions, posting a median post-graduate salary well above the national average.


Empowering our community of learners to discover and create better futures.


Widener University is committed to the core values of respect, integrity, and excellence. They unite us as we hold ourselves and others accountable to support them through our actions.

  • Respect
    We care for and honor the dignity of all in our community.
  • Integrity
    We stand courageously, in thought and action for what is ethical.
  • Excellence
    We hold ourselves to the highest standards and support others in our community to achieve excellence in all they do.

Work at Widener

Join a top-tier, nationally-ranked university dedicated to innovation and research; empowering communities; and creating a dynamic, supportive, and inclusive campus.

Want to know what it's like working for one of the top Philadelphia-area colleges?
Now's the time to find out. Widener welcomes qualified candidates to apply to join our community of talented and dedicated faculty and staff. Widener University is an equal opportunity employer and will gladly assist applicants who are unable to complete the application online or are in need of an accommodation.

2021 Great College to Work For
The Chronicle of Higher Education released its findings in its 14th-annual report, which is one of the largest, most-respected workplace recognition programs in the country.

Company Summary
Widener University
Number of Employees
(302) 477-2014
1 University Place
Chester, PA