School Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a Public, 4 years college located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. WCU ranked 28th in Pennsylvania Colleges and 11st in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 17,719 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. WCU's acceptance rate is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
Admission Information
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Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 89.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.00%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

WCU's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,471 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,295 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,898 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,758 for out-of-students.
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,471$22,295
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,898$16,758
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 17,719 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 15,729 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WCU has 14,712 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,007 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students17,719
Undergraduate Students14,712
Graduate Students3,007
Online Enrollment15,729

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs132 Programs
Number of online programs17 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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