Widener University, which has been located in Chester, Pennsylvania, since 1821, has in the interceding years brought student living and a balanced education to the corners of the Keystone State and to Delaware. About 6,500 students - half undergraduates, half graduates - have found a home in student housing near the Chester campus, though three other locations have sprung up throughout the region. In Pennsylvania, Widener University has campuses in Harrisburg and Exton, an addition to another in Wilmington, Delaware. The four campuses allow students to find a university apartment or other living situation that is convenient and befitting of their lifestyle needs.
Those who live in student housing at Widener University occupy a broad range of backgrounds and academic interests. Through eight degree-granting schools, Widener offers more than 80 programs of study, that culminate with an associates, baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees. To meet the interests of the intellectually eclectic student body, the university offers programs that range from traditional liberal arts to more specialized professional programs. Widener's programs in engineering, computer science, business, nursing and hospitality management were the school's top five majors, according to a survey conducted by The Princeton Review.
Student living in Chester, Pennsylvania benefits from a proximity to Philadelphia, which is only about 14 miles away. In addition, off campus housing at Widener University put students in an exciting community in its own right. Attractions in Chester include the Philadelphia Union MLS team, and a popular horse racing venue in Harrah's Chester.
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