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AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
Phone610-436-1000
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
West Chester University of Pennsylvania Campus, West Chester, PA
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of West Chester University of Pennsylvania are $10,423 for in-state students and $22,247 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,898 for in-state students and $16,758 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $10,425 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,249 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $11,472 for Pennsylvania residents and $16,327 for out-of-state students.
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.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,423$22,247
Graduate$11,898$16,758
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,425$22,249
Graduate$11,472$16,327
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 75% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,120.
The average graduation rate is 77%. Total 17,527 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at WCU
Admission Stats »75% Acceptance Rate / 25% Yield
Test Scores »1,120 SAT / 23 ACT
Graduation Rate »77%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Retention Rate84%(full-time), 60% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.26% (19 to 1)
Student Population »17,527 (14,567 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$5,813
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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 5,141. 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 Capacity5,141


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