Widener University

Widener University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Widener University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. So we've gathered facts about Widener University veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Widener University GI Bill® Information

Our Veterans Report on Widener Includes:

How Does Widener Rank for Veterans?

Widener University was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This usually means that not enough data related to veterans was available.

How Many Veterans Go to Widener?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 111 GI Bill® students at Widener. Since the total enrollment at the school is 6,150, approximately 1.80% of the students at Widener are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill® and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Does Widener Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Widener does not offer college credit for life experience.

If you have specialized military training, Widener may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

Widener Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Widener for the following armed services:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Widener

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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