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IPEDS ID: 402828
OPE ID: 00331302
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Widener University-Harrisburg Campus
3800 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-9450
General information:  (717) 541-3900
Website:  www.widener.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  474 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Schools of law
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty2632
Instructional2632
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$15,200
Fees$50
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment (all graduate)474
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 76%
Part-time: 24%Student Gender:
Male: 39%
Female: 61%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 84%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 0%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing11-
Category total11-
Legal Professions and Studies
Law-115
Category total-115
Grand total11115
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate5.8%5.6%
Number in default9996
Number in repayment1,6861,696
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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