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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
17,527
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
Location West Chester, Pennsylvania
Online wcupa.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
West Chester University of Pennsylvania overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 15,077 prospective students applied, and 11,356 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,871 enrolled in the school.  14,079 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,448 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,716 plus fees of $2,705. WCU is ranked 518 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

WCU is rated within the top 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for West Chester University of Pennsylvania within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 1030/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.52
Applications Accepted
75.3% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $45

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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$2,705
Room and Board $13,174
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$27,315
Out of State Resident Tuition
$19,290
Out of State Costs for West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,705
Room and Board $13,174
Budget for Other Expenses$2,520
Total One Year Cost$38,889

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the West Chester University of Pennsylvania GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.