School Overview

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.
Contact Information
AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
Admission Information
Online Application
Financial Aid
Net Price
Veterans Tuition
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor'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 Rate89.36 %
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.
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students17,614
Undergraduate Students14,471
Graduate Students3,143
Online Enrollment1,880

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs154 Programs
Number of online programs19 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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