Widener University Center for Education

By | April 28, 2018

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. John Flynn
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $25

Widener University Center for Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 500 paper test
60 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 180
Acceptance rate 60.0%
Enrollment 8 full-time
88 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 159
Acceptance rate 57.9%
Enrollment 94 full-time
71 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 89
Acceptance rate 38.2%
Enrollment 155 full-time
183 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ed.D.
(10)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, other
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
73.8 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 36%
student counseling and personnel services 2%
social and philosophical foundations of education 2%
educational technology 0%
educational psychology 0%
elementary teacher education 1%
higher education administration 12%
junior high/intermediate/middle school teacher education 0%
secondary teacher education 2%
special education 4%
other 40%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 129
Master’s program graduates 82
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 32

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 25
Part-time faculty 46
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 16.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.5
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 9.1%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 410 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 455 – Low
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 38.2% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 1.5:1 – High
Student-faculty ratio 8.6:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $22.7
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.5

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Thomas Malloy
Financial aid phone (610) 499-4174

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $645 per credit
Part-time: $645 per credit
Required fees $645 per credit
Room and board N/A
Books and supplies N/A
Miscellaneous expenses N/A

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 0
Research assistants 0
Other appointments 6
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 0