2023 Tuition & Fees and 2024 Estimation

For undergraduate programs, the 2023 tuition & fees of West Chester University of Pennsylvania is $10,575 for in-state students and $22,399 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,451 for in-state students and $17,312 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2024 tuition & fees for prospective students is $10,729 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,552 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes from last year. The estimated 2024 graduate school tuition & fees is $13,030 for Pennsylvania residents and $17,884 for out-of-state students.
2022-23 Tuition & Fees2023-24 Estimation
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
The estimation for 2023-2024 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 89.36% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.98%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,160.
The average graduation rate is 73%. Total 17,614 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $51,200. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer and Information Sciences program shows the highest salary with $68,500 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2023 WCU Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »89.36% Acceptance Rate / 20.98% Yield
Test Scores »1,160 SAT / 26 ACT
Graduation Rate »73%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate85%(full-time), 71% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.00% (20 to 1)
Student Population »17,614 (14,471 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,705
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$51,200
Average Salary by Field of Study$22,500 - $68,500

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at WCU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
WCU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students.
On-Campus Student Services at WCU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of WCU. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 5,128. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,700.
WCU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,128

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AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
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