West Chester University

#2471 / #716
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Public university in southeastern Pennsylvania

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About West Chester University

According to Wikipedia, West Chester University is a public research university in and around West Chester, Pennsylvania. The university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". With 17,719 undergraduate and graduate students as of 2019, WCU is the largest of the 10 state-owned universities belonging to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the sixth largest university in Pennsylvania. It also maintains a Center City Philadelphia satellite campus on Market Street.

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How Much Does West Chester University Cost To Attend?

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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

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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:

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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, Criminal Justice, and History. Here are some of West Chester University's most famous alumni:

Stanley Weintraub
Stanley Weintraub
An American writer .
Jeff Gannon
An American journalist.
John Doebley
An American geneticist.
Keith Brion
An American conductor.
Paul Ruditis
An American writer.
Kevin Guskiewicz
A Chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Geno Auriemma
An Italian-born American women's basketball coach.
David Roselle
An American academic administrator.
Dirk Ballendorf
A Guamanian historian.
Steve Maxwell
An American fitness coach.
Jerry Yeagley
An American soccer coach.
Jill Biden
An American educator, wife of Joe Biden and First Lady of the United States.

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