West Chester University of Pennsylvania
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a Public, 4 years college located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. WCU ranked 50th in Pennsylvania Colleges and 31st in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 17,614 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. WCU's acceptance rate is 89.36% last year (undergraduate school).
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of West Chester University of Pennsylvania and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383|
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|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 89.36% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.98%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||89.36 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||20.98 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$45|
|Graduate Application Fees||$50|
Tuition & Fees
WCU's 2023 tuition & fees is $10,575 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,399 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.68% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($22,247).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,451 for Pennsylvania residents and $17,312 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 3.31% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$10,575||$22,399|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$12,451||$17,312|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 17,614 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,880 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WCU has 14,471 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,143 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
WCU offers 154 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 19 out of the 154 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by WCU
|Number of programs||154 Programs|
|Number of online programs||19 Programs|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✗|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|