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Widener University (Commonwealth)

3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 541-3903

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: May 15
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 62.1% 67.4%
LSAT Score (Median) 147 148
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 145-148 145-151
GPA (Median) 3.11 3.11
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.83-3.45 2.82-3.39
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: PA PA
School's bar passage rate: 71.4% 81.1%
State overall bar passage rate: 79.6% 80.8%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -8.2% +0.3%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 23.0% 20.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 67.2% 67.3%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $45,870 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $32,145 N/A
Room and Board: $12,150 $11,034
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 94.1% 78.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $12,909 $10,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $141,044 $148,496
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 86.8% 91.0%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 316 137
Men: 49.6% 56.9%
Women: 50.4% 43.1%
White: 74.7% N/A
Black: 11.1% N/A
Hispanic: 7.6% N/A
Asian: 3.2% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.1 : 1 9.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 53 27
Male: 67.9% N/A
Female: 32.1% N/A
Minority: 3.8% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $69,000 $50,000
Public Sector: $52,000 $49,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 196,222 195,454