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West Chester University of Pennsylvania


Overview

Student Population
17,306
Best Colleges National Rank
#411
 Location West Chester, Pennsylvania
 Online wcupa.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 $7,492 plus fees of $2,619. WCU is ranked 411 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1120/1280
ACT21/26
GPA3.52
Applications Accepted
68.5%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition
$7,492
In State Costs for West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,619
Room and Board $12,942
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$26,773
Out of State Tuition
$18,730
Out of State Costs for West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,619
Room and Board $12,942
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$38,011

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%