Widener University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Widener University ranks better than 58% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Widener University ranks better than only 24% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Widener University

We calculated a salary score for each of Widener University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Widener University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Widener Associate Degrees

Widener ranks higher than 97% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 97% Not Reported $54,661 97%

Salary Scores for Widener Bachelor's Degrees

Widener ranks higher than 58% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 79% $27,000 $55,061 79%
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 83% $20,500 $71,015 83%
Biology, General 65% $27,000 $31,127 65%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 37% $27,000 $40,089 37%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 44% $27,000 $42,682 44%
Chemical Engineering 31% $27,000 $63,005 31%
Civil Engineering 37% $27,000 $59,485 37%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 24% Not Reported $46,478 24%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66% $27,000 $38,289 66%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 27% Not Reported $65,387 27%
Finance and Financial Management Services 56% $27,000 $52,107 56%
Hospitality Administration/Management 89% $25,000 $45,249 89%
International Relations and National Security Studies 37% Not Reported $33,993 37%
Mechanical Engineering 35% $27,000 $63,234 35%
Political Science and Government 38% Not Reported $33,281 38%
Psychology, General 82% $27,000 $34,298 82%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 2% Not Reported $26,353 2%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62% $27,000 $68,769 62%
Sociology 91% $27,000 $39,729 91%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 86% $27,000 $41,193 86%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 44% Not Reported $35,954 44%

Salary Scores for Widener Master's Degrees

Widener ranks higher than 50% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $41,000 $59,485 30%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 70% Not Reported $79,450 70%
Business/Commerce, General 39% Not Reported $69,338 39%
Education, Other 34% $54,929 $44,418 34%
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 75% $48,055 $81,997 75%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 57% $52,145 $104,749 57%
Social Work 54% $67,783 $46,336 54%

Salary Scores for Widener Doctoral Degrees

Widener ranks higher than 32% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 7% $164,495 $51,607 7%
Educational Administration and Supervision 58% Not Reported $86,867 58%
Law 32% $128,868 $54,462 32%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67% Not Reported $126,504 67%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 45% $98,637 $69,937 45%

Widener University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

E Grande 2/25/2019

Widener University offers an Accelerated Reserved Seat Pre-Physical Therapy program that allows students to finish out their DPT in six years, rather than seven. This program has helped me in many ways and helped me save a lot of money and time in tuition costs. In addition, to this amazing program, Widener University is a diverse culture that focuses on community and leadership. It is a fairly small campus with small class sizes so you get to know your professors and faculty really well. People who work here... Read More

Lisa Duelfer 3/19/2017

I started my college career as an environmental science major. I struggled with the curriculum as I didn't have a strong enough background in the math and advanced sciences needed. My science academic adviser helped me reconfigure my courses to a minor, and I switched my major to social work. The Widener Social work program is built with two goals in mind: to do clinical social work and eventually earn your masters in social work, and to double as a psychology major. Since I wanted to do community work with... Read More