The Widener University School of Law is an ABA accredited program which operates on two campuses, one in Wilmington, Delaware, and the other in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Originally founded in 1971 as the Delaware Law School, the institution became affiliated with Widener University in 1975 and graduated its first class of 267 that year. The Harrisburg Campus was added to the School of Law in 1989.
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|(Location) Wilmington, DE and Harrisburg, PA|
Widener Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 63% of its applicants. Comparatively, Widener is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 05/15
Application Fee : $60
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Widener Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Widener is Above Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Widener University 1L section size is equal to law schools in Delaware and 7% smaller than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Widener University class of 2012 had an employment rate of 80% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 81.2%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.