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West Chester, Pennsylvania

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Student Population
17,306
National Rank
#411
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
Location West Chester, Pennsylvania
Online wcupa.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,667 prospective students applied, and 8,677 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,630 enrolled in the school.  13,994 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,312 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,716 plus fees of $2,696. WCU is ranked 411 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
SAT 1120/1280
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
68.5% 
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$7,716
In State Costs for West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,696
Room and Board $12,942
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$27,074
Out of State Tuition
$19,290
Out of State Costs for West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,696
Room and Board $12,942
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$38,648

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Chester University of Pennsylvania students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Education 16%
Health Professions 14%
English and Literature 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216764 IPEDS survey data for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.