• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: 3,000-9,999

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

Widener University is a great place to work thanks to great people who care deeply about their work. Faculty and staff share a singular focus on and dedication to student transformation and success. Employees participate enthusiastically and collaboratively to achieve University goals and their accomplishments are recognized and rewarded. Professional and leadership development opportunities abound as do opportunities to get involved in making a difference on campus, locally and internationally. It's no wonder we call ourselves the "Widener Pride".

Employee Comment

The people with whom I work are wonderful; they're committed, smart, and passionate about education. I also appreciate that we are given latitude to develop or improve programs and projects.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 110
  • Fulltime Eps: 192
  • Fulltime Faculty: 277
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 269
  • Adjunct Count: 359

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $91,514
  • Administration: $123,067
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $64,327
  • Non-exempt Staff: $37,289

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 4%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 10%
  • 4 Years Recognized

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