Admissions Information

The application fee is $45 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/sch_adm/
Online Applicationhttps://www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/sch_adm/applynow/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 75.32% and the yield is 25.28%. 5,393 men and 9,684 women applied to WCU and 3,932 men and 7,424 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,115 men and 1,756 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants15,0775,3939,684
Admitted11,3563,9327,424
Enrolled2,8711,1151,756
Acceptance Rate 75.32%72.91%76.66%
Yield 25.28%28.36%23.65%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 2,628 students (92% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 240 students (8%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 600 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520610
SAT Math510600
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1825
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at West Chester University of Pennsylvania are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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WCU Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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