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Why Widener Law Commonwealth

Consider the strengths that set us apart. Widener Law Commonwealth offers you an exceptional law school experience that is personal, practical, and professional.

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Strategic Location

Our location in the capital of Pennsylvania means access to government internships and jobs. Campus is easy traveling distance to N.Y.C, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. 

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Accessible Faculty

Our professors are widely respected legal scholars and dedicated teachers. It’s a rare and powerful combination.


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Diverse Community

We are made stronger by our active commitment to include people of every ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and economic background.

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Signature Programs

Signature programs are available through our Law and Government Institute, Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, and the Business Advising Program.

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Practical Learning Opportunities

Our students take part in a variety of clinical opportunities, externships, internships, and other practical learning opportunities.

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Bar Exam Preparation

The law school will help you maximize your opportunity to pass the bar.


If this sounds like the kind of law school you’re interested in, we encourage you to visit our campus


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