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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Acceptance Rate 89.36 %
SAT Average 1,160
Tuition & Fees $22,295
($10,471)
Student Population 17,719
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,500

Academic Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Campus, West Chester, PA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a public, four-years institute located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $10,471 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,295 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,719 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 89.36% and the graduation rate is 73% last year.
The salary after graduation from West Chester University of Pennsylvania varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, WCU's tuition & fees is $10,471 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,295 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $11,898 for in-state students and $16,758 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,471$22,295
Graduate$11,898$16,758
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at WCU. The acceptance rate of WCU is 89.36% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.98%. The average graduation rate is 73% and the transfer-out rate is 18%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,500 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,719 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 89.36 %.
Acceptance Rate
89.36%
Graduation Rate for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 73 %
Graduation Rate
73%
Transfer-out Rate for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 18 %
Transfer-out Rate
18%
Retention Rate for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 85 %
Retention Rate
85%
Student Population for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 17,719
Student Population
17,719
Student to Faculty Ratio for West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,500 at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
Financial Aid Amount
$5,500

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
Phone610-436-1000
WEBhttps://www.wcupa.edu/
Admissionhttps://www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/sch_adm/
Online Applicationhttps://www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/SCH_ADM/admissionApp.aspx
Financial Aidhttps://www.wcupa.edu/financialAid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.passhe.edu/answers/Calculator/WE/npcalc-216764.htm
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.wcupa.edu/financialAid/veterans.aspx
Athletichttps://htwcupagoldenrams.com/documents/2020/9/11//Graduation_Rate_2020.pdf?id=5992
Disability Servicehttps://www.wcupa.edu/universityCollege/ossd/

Offered Degrees

WCU offers 154 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree550
Post Bachelor's Degree4610
Master's Degree436
Post Master's Degree61
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,141)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,700)

Veterans Benefits

West Chester University of Pennsylvania has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges