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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA
University Website: www.wcupa.edu
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA) is a public university located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Philadelphia. It is one of the 14 state universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). West Chester was ranked 69th in the Master's Universities (North) category by U.S. News & World Report for 2009. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS).

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $15,600.00 avg tuition

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wcupa.edu/_admissions/sch_adm/
Financial Aid:
www.wcupa.edu/_SERVICES/FIN_AID/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Statistics:
Applied 15,080
Admitted 7,013 47%
Enrolled total 2,292
Full Time: 2,283
Part Time 9
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 490 580
SAT Math 500 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 480 570
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 40%
6-year graduation rate 65%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,240.00 $6,240.00 $15,600.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,035.00 $2,035.00 $2,213.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $260.00 $260.00 $650.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,488.00 $7,488.00 $11,232.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,785.00 $1,785.00 $1,965.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $416.00 $416.00 $624.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,784.00 $11,636.00 $4,992.00
Other Expenses $4,000.00 $4,000.00 $4,992.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,464.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 80%
Percent receiving grant aid 40%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,226.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,316.00

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Health Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health, General X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Systems Science and Theory X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Analytical Chemistry X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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