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Widener Online Undergraduate and Graduate Program Admission Requirements

Prospective students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission to Widener’s online programs:

Degree: MBA and MSW candidates must hold a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university.

RN-to-BSN candidates must hold an associates degree and a Registered Nurse license.

GPA: MBA candidates must have earned a minimum 2.7 GPA in their undergraduate years.

MSW candidates must have earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.0, with conditional admission available for those with GPAs below 3.0 who show potential to successfully complete the program.

RN-to-BSN candidates are required to have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.0.

GMAT Test Scores: MBA candidates must have earned a GMAT score of at least 450. However, a GMAT waiver may be available for those with five years of relevant work experience and/or a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution.

English Proficiency Test Scores: International students must have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 95 for all programs. The programs are taught entirely online and in English.

Application Checklist

Qualified candidates must submit the following items to be considered for admission to the online programs from Widener:

  • Completed application form
  • Statement of purpose (MBA & MSW only): An MBA requires a brief summary about why you want to enroll and MSW requires a four and six double-spaced page document on personal background, career objectives and personal evaluation. Please ask your Program Manager for full details on what each program requires.
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendations (MBA & MSW only) – MSW candidates who have completed their undergraduate degrees within the last six years must submit one academic reference letter.
  • Official college transcripts from each school you’ve attended.

RN-to-BSN candidates must reach out to a Program Manager to complete a credit evaluation. This will allow us to determine if you meet all of Widener’s pre-requisites and will help you plan accordingly.

Should you have any questions about the application process, please call a Program Manager at 1-844-386-7321 for assistance.