The on-campus International Study Center at Widener University provides academic pathways and specialized support that create superior career outcomes for international students in the USA.
The International Study Center (ISC) is a dedicated facility for international students on the University campus. It is designed to help international students adjust to the American University system and thrive at Widener University.
At the ISC, students receive English language support and academic courses taught by highly trained ESL and university teachers. The ISC also offers help with cultural adjustment and developing effective study skills, and provides the support services international students need when they study away from home.
Your pathway to an American University degree
The International Study Center prepares international students for University in the USA at the undergraduate and graduate levels:
|The International Year One is a premium pathway to Year 2 of a bachelor's degree, through 3 pathways:
||The Pre-Master's Program offers specialist preparation for 3 types of master's degree at Widener University:
- Hospitality Management
- MS Tax and Financial Planning
- MS Hospitality and Tourism
- 6 Master's in Engineering
Location on campus
The International Study Center puts you within a short walk (no more than 10 minutes) from all Widener University campus facilities - library, academic buildings, wellness center, residences, etc.
ISC buildings are located on the southern perimeter, near the main entrance. See campus map showing the ISC location.
A University shuttle bus stop is right across the street, giving international students easy (and free!) transport around the local area: see shuttle bus details.
Other University buildings in the area are Lathem Hall - originally a church, now converted into an impressive lecture theater - and Fraternity Row residence halls for Widener students who belong to 'Greek-letter' fraternal organizations.
International Study Center facilities
- capacity for over 100 students in 2 buildings
- 7 well-appointed classrooms dedicated for ISC students
- 2 classrooms fitted with state-of-the-art interactive whiteboards
- Spacious multi-purpose lounge
- International student common room
- Teacher and administrative offices - meet your teachers
International Study Center venue
The International Study Center is housed in two University buildings:
||East 13th Street
- Main ISC building
- Retro-fitted mansion
- All 3 floors are part of the ISC
- 5 classrooms
- Administrative offices on 3rd floor
- Some classrooms feature a fireplace!
- Across the street from the main building
- Located on Fraternity Row
- ISC is on 1st floor
- 2 classrooms and teacher offices
- Top 2 floors are dorm rooms
ISC campus address
The campus postal address is:
Widener University International Study Center
1238 Potter Street
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
You should only send original documentation to support your application to this address. Other ways to contact us.