West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Overview

AddressUniversity Avenue and High Street
School Websitewww.wcupa.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in West Chester, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 12,002 students applied to West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Of those students, 8,934 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in West Chester University of Pennsylvania was $7,716, in addition to fees of $2,696. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania has a 75% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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GPARecommended

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The West Chester University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 74%. To put this into perspective, 8,934 of the 12,002 students who applied to West Chester University of Pennsylvania in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in West Chester University of Pennsylvania is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into West Chester University of Pennsylvania had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for West Chester University of Pennsylvania was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to West Chester University of Pennsylvania as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,716. Combined with fees of $2,696, room and board costs of $12,942, other expenses of $2,520 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,074.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,236 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in West Chester University of Pennsylvania to $38,898 for out-of-state students.

Students at West Chester University of Pennsylvania are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at West Chester University of Pennsylvania was $4,630 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 26%.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 12% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from West Chester University of Pennsylvania to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 20% students enroll at West Chester University of Pennsylvania part-time; the other 14,079 students enrolled full-time.

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