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Widener University

School of Nursing

Chester, PA

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Widener University

Overview

Widener University / School of Nursing is located in Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Science (DN Sc)
Post Master Certificate (PMC)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 64
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

139
Applied
53
Accepted
43
Enrolled
38%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
300
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Winter deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, undergraduate course in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSN, undergraduate course in statistics

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Traineership

Student Body

222
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 26.58%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 9.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.9%
Unknown 1.8%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 4
Male (1)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women's health leadership, nursing education, research utilization, program evaluation, health promotion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Place
Chester, PA  19013-5792
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Dzurec
Dean
Email: lcdzurec@widener.edu
Phone: 610-499-4214

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