4601 Concord Pike • Wilmington, DE
Undergraduate info: (302) 477-2045
Graduate info: (302) 477-2704
Its history as a former military college has given Widener University a strong foundation and lasting set of values. As a first-choice university, Widener is a dynamic, inclusive academic community, transforming students into scholars, leaders, and globally engaged citizens. Founded in 1821 as a preparatory school for boys, today, Widener is a three-campus university offering more than 80 programs of study. Through Widener University’s Delaware Law School, located in Wilmington, Delaware, many legal degree options exist in addition to the juris doctor degree. The Graduate, International, Compliance, and Legal Studies department offers legal degrees for undergraduates, graduates, and international students. Several program offerings also are available in an online learning format.
Year institution founded: 1972
Number of students currently enrolled: 200
Student/faculty ratio: 15 to 1
Number of undergraduate degrees offered: 1
Number of master’s degrees offered: 5
Number of doctoral degrees offered: 1
Subject matter expertise: Paralegal, Court Interpreter, Corporate Compliance, Healthcare Compliance, Higher Education Compliance, American Legal Studies, Corporate Law & Finance.
In-state tuition: Paralegal $499/credit; MJ $1,148/credit; LLM $1,525/credit
Out-of-state tuition: Paralegal $499/credit; MJ $1,148/credit; LLM $1,525/credit
Percentage of students on financial aid: 70 percent
Top three awards/recognitions: Paralegal program ranked 39 out of 49 best in U.S.; MJ in Health Law ranked #4 out of top 20 in U.S.; LLM ranked top 14 for best experience, career opportunity, and value.
Affiliated colleges/satellite campuses: Widener University, Chester, PA