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West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania

OVERVIEW

Established in 1871, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of West Chester (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 145 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.



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GENERAL INFO

University Name

West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Acronym

WCU

Founded

1871

Colours

Purple and gold

Screenshot

 - home page


LOCATION

Address

University Avenue And High Street
West Chester
19383 Pennsylvania
United States

Population range

10,000-49,999
Phone
+1 (610) 436 1000
Fax
+1

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
Certificate
Diplomas(under 2 years)
Associate
degrees(2 years)
Bachelor
degrees(3, 4 or 5 years)
Master
degrees(1, 2 or 3 years)
Doctorate
degrees(over 4 years)
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
 
Arts & HumanitiesApplied Arts
Classics
Design
Education
Fine Arts
History
Literature
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Business & Social SciencesAccounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Language & CulturalAboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Medicine & HealthAnaesthesia
Anatomy
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Dermatology
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Nursing
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Pathology
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Radiography
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
EngineeringAeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Science & TechnologyAgriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Architecture
Aviation
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Chemistry
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Geology
Mathematics / Statistics
Multimedia
Neuroscience
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Physics
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Important: please visit the official website for detailed information on West Chester University of Pennsylvania areas of studies and course levels offered; the above University information may not be up-to-date or complete.

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
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Important: the above yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact West Chester University of Pennsylvania for detailed information on yearly tuitions; the information above may not be up-to-date.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender Admission

Men and Women Men and Women

International Students

Yes

Admission Selection

Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

40-50% 40-50%

Admission Office

Messikomer Hall
West Chester 19383
Phone (610) 4363411
877 3152165




Important: please contact the West Chester University of Pennsylvania's Admission Office for detailed information on student selection and admission policy; the above University information may not be complete or up-to-date.

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Range

15,000-19,999 15,000-19,999

Academic Staff Range

Not reported Not reported

Control Type

Public Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban Suburban

Religious Affiliation

None None

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Library

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Library West Chester University of Pennsylvania Library

Sport Facilities and Activities

Sport Facilities and Activities

Housing

Housing

Distance Learning / Online courses

Distance Learning / Online courses

Important: please contact or visit the official website for detailed information on West Chester University of Pennsylvania facilities and services, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above may not be complete or up-to-date.

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); American Chemical Society (ACS); American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education; College of Health Sciences; College of Visual and Performing Arts; Honors College

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Disclaimer: This University profile has not been officially reviewed and updated by West Chester University of Pennsylvania's representatives yet; we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all the above University information.
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