Widener University

Widener University, University Place, Chester, PA, United States

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1821, Preparatory

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Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania. Its main campus sits on 108 acres (.44 km²), just 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Philadelphia. The university has three other campuses: two in Pennsylvania (Harrisburg and Exton) and one in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Endowment: $73 million (2012)

Administrative staff: 326 full-time

Students: 6,464

Undergraduates: 3,204 (2,790 day, 414 evening)

Postgraduates: 3,260 (1,598 law students)

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