Widener University Harrisburg CampusWidener University Harrisburg is in a large suburb, in Harrisburg, PA. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Widener University Harrisburg earn degrees up to the Master's degree.
Students and faculty are generally focused on one of the school's main fields of study. The most common major fields study at Widener University Harrisburg include law.
Widener University Harrisburg Selectivity
The school does not admit all applicants.
One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Widener University Harrisburg does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Widener University Harrisburg are higher than most.
The school, in 2007, had 521 students (417 full-time equivalent).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"As a leading metropolitan university, we achieve our mission at Widener by creating a learning environment where curricula are connected to societal issues through civic engagement. We lead by providing a unique combination of liberal arts and professional education in a challenging, scholarly, and culturally diverse academic community. We engage our students through dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, and experiential learning. We inspire our students to be citizens of character who demonstrate professional and civic leadership. We contribute to the vitality and well-being of the communities we serve. "
Widener University Harrisburg Programs and Degrees
Contact: Widener University Harrisburg
Widener University Harrisburg Campus
3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9450
General Phone: (717) 541-3900