West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA)

University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Student Essentials

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Golden Rams
Website: www.wcupa.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 8,620
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 18,446
Retention Rate: 85%
Enrollment: 17,910
Year Established: 1871

About WCUPA

West Chester University is a mid-sized school in West Chester, Pennsylvania with more than 150 degree offerings, several of which are nationally recognized.

One of the largest universities in the Philadelphia area, West Chester University’s student-body consists of over 10,000 undergraduate and several thousand graduate students.

Bachelor’s degrees are granted in numerous fields, including the popular areas of business, music and education. Since education is the most popular field of study at West Chester University there are numerous degree options in that field, including Music Education, Health Education, Special Education, Educational Counseling and a certification to teach English as a second language.

Master’s degrees are awarded in everything from Social Work to Criminal Justice, plus degrees in the fields of history, literature and modern languages.

West Chester University is also home to several institutes of vital importance to the nation’s educational community. One of these is the Frederick Douglass Institute, which helps to promote multicultural studies throughout the curriculum and offer scholarships to African-American students.

The Institute for Women serves to advance the careers of women through residencies, visiting scholars programs and scholarships for women pursuing an education or switching careers in mid-life.

Financial aid offerings for eligible students, a career development center, tutoring services, a writing lab and psychological counseling services are just some of the student support services provided by West Chester University.

Contact West Chester University today for more information about their programs and services.

WCUPA Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave West Chester University of Pennsylvania 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

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WCUPA Map & Location

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383


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Getting Around WCUPA

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for West Chester, PA

Winter
Dec
44
23
Jan
39
19
Feb
42
20
Spring
Mar
51
28
Apr
63
38
May
73
48
Summer
Jun
82
58
Jul
87
63
Aug
85
61
Fall
Sep
78
53
Oct
66
41
Nov
55
32

WCUPA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 14,654
Freshman Class 3,196
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 17,910

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 4%
African American 9%
Caucasian 82%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%
Full-Time 72%
Part-Time 28%
Women 63%
Men 37%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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