West Chester University

#2435 / #691
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1387
Most Desirable School

Public university in southeastern Pennsylvania

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About West Chester University

According to Wikipedia, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a public research university in Chester County, Pennsylvania. WCU is the largest of the 14 state universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the sixth largest university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity" in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

West Chester University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
14,234 86% 75% 1120 23

How Much Does West Chester University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,716 $2,707

How Much Do West Chester University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from West Chester University, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,200 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

West Chester University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
16,120 14,178 1,942

Where is West Chester University?

West Chester University is located at University Avenue and High Street, West Chester PA 19383

How Safe is West Chester University?

West Chester has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is West Chester University Known For?

West Chester University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

West Chester University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are West Chester University's Most Influential Alumni?

West Chester University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of West Chester University's most famous alumni:

Pat Croce
An American businessman.
Jeff Gannon
An American journalist.
John Doebley
An American geneticist.
George Wackenhut
An American businessman.
Stanley Weintraub
Stanley Weintraub
An American writer .
Paul Ruditis
An American writer.
Dirk Ballendorf
A Guamanian historian.
Jerry Yeagley
An American soccer coach.
David Roselle
An American academic administrator.
Steve Maxwell
An American fitness coach.
Susanne Brenner
An American mathematician.
Kevin Guskiewicz
A Chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.