Widener University School of Law - Delaware

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Widener University School of Law - Delaware

THE ONLY LAW SCHOOL IN DELAWARE, Widener Law Delaware is an integral part of the state’s collegial legal community in America’s corporate capital. Signature programs focus on corporate law, criminal law and trial advocacy, environmental law, and family health law. Faculty members are top-rated teachers and scholars with vast expertise, and include 15 judges, among them a justice of the Delaware Supreme Court — all of whom are dedicated to your success as a student and future lawyer. Students gain experience editing several legal journals, including the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, recently ranked 7th among 372 student-edited law reviews for citations overall. Across the nation and around the world, Widener Law Delaware alumni make their mark in every area of legal practice.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.delawarelaw.widener.edu
Address: 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803
Admission Phone: (302) 477-2703
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students456
Student-faculty ratio17:1
Tuition $43,678 per year (full-time, in-state)
$43,678 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$32,062 per year (part-time, in-state)
$32,062 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,442
Founded In1975
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline05/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Widener University School of Law - Delaware

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Widener University School of Law - Delaware

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
rrb12 147 A 3.23

Accepted

- - - 9 months ago
leroye 156 A 2.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
cbattinieri 150 P 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
rcastaldi1984 170 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
DanFlynn 155 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
cml5659 160 P 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
DjTerry 155 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
apipari 164 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Whouston94 134 A 3.04

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Rejected

No 03/10/16 03/10/16 - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants789735192
Number of Offers504400104
Number of Matriculants16310360
75% GPA3.333.363.23
Median GPA3.083.083.09
25% GPA2.82.812.77
75% LSAT146146145
Median LSAT148148148
25% LSAT150150150
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students456
Total Students Receiving Grants309
% of Students Receiving Grants67.8
75% Grant Amount$21,991
Median Grant Amount$15,462
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (52.4)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (12.7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (1.5)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (304)
  • Hispanics (23)
  • Black or African American (47)
  • Asian (11)
  • American Indian / Native (12)
  • Other (6)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (1)


  • Total Women% (52.1)
  • Total Men% (47.9)
Widener University School of Law - Delaware Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 173 74.83% 75.03% -0.20%
2014 228 72.65% 77.90% -5.25%
2013 311 81.01% 80.64% 0.37%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (68)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (14)
  • Employed Other (16)
  • Unemployed (18)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association