West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA)

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Christian Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Dance
Divinity, Ministry, Seminary (BD, MDiv)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History
Interior Design
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Philosophy
Product and Industrial Design
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies

Business

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business/Commerce
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Construction Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Other Marketing
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Restaurant & Food Services
Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Advertising
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communications Technology/Technician
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Design
Intermedia/Multimedia
Other Computer Software and Media Applications
Photography
Recording Arts Technology
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Barbering/Barber
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist
Esthetician & Skin Care
Hair Styling & Hair Design
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Manicurist/Nail Specialist

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts

Education

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Other Electrical Technician

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Health and Physical Education
Other Health and Physical Education/Fitness
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage
Medical Insurance/Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nursing Administration
Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant / Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Holistic Medicine)
Other Nursing
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Public Health (MPH, DPH)
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Ultrasound Technician

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Gerontology
Systems Science and Theory

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Court Reporting
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Mathematics
Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Analytical Chemistry
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Corrections
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)
Human Services
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aircraft Maintenance
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Welding Technology/Welder

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Anthropology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Forensic Psychology
Geography
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
Sociology
Sport Psychology
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians

Technology

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Computer Repair and Installation Technology, Technician
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Network and System Administration / Administrator
Other Computer Programming
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Telecommunications Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Transportation Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor (Trucking)

Veterinary Medicine

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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WCUPA Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Academics Rating

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WCUPA Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.90
Retention Rate 85%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and July.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • External Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Domestic Exchange Schools
  • Washington Semester (American University)

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Theology
  • Other: physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropratic

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 87
  • Asian: 5
  • African American: 4
  • Latino: 2
  • Unknown and Other: 1
Caucasian 87
Asian 5
African American 4
Latino 2
Unknown and Other 1

Faculty at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Total Faculty 887
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 18
Full-Time Professors 1,360
Male Faculty 396
Part-Time Professors 347
Women Faculty 491

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