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Widener Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Widener students.

Widener Student Population

6,150 Total Students
2,633 Undergraduates
1,754 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Widener University?

Widener total enrollment is approximately 6,150 students. 2,633 are undergraduates and 1,754 are graduate students.

Widener Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Widener undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Widener Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,906
Black or African American 309
Hispanic 164
Asian 90
Multi-Ethnic 71
Unknown 53
International 37
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Widener Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 37% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Widener Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,113
Black or African American 207
Unknown 125
Hispanic 112
International 75
Asian 69
Multi-Ethnic 48
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Widener Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,955
Black or African American 903
Unknown 407
Hispanic 374
Asian 208
Multi-Ethnic 156
International 132
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Widener University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,114
Black or African American 154
Asian 55
Multi-Ethnic 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Widener Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 3,997 female students and 2,153 male students at Widener.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Widener is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  80.74 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 811 female teachers and 549 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

42.28% Out of State

Widener ranks 1,014 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

42.28% of Widener students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  53 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 14 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 426
New Jersey 225
Maryland 33
New York 16
Connecticut 4

International Students at Widener

Students from 39 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, China, and Vietnam.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.69% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  89.74 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Widener, 39.69% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,345
20-21 1,242
35 and over 1,165
25-29 1,002
22-24 988
30-34 566
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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