West Chester University of Pennsylvania School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

West Chester, PA

$10,421

Avg in-state tuition

$22,245

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About West Chester University of Pennsylvania

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a large public university located on a suburban campus in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,669, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 50 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 77%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,421, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $22,245.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

75% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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18k

Students Enrolled

23%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

74%

Black

12%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

17

Total Online Enrollment

4,074

Student Location Breakout

23% 77%

Percent of Programs Online

87% On-campus

13% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 23% online

Master's 14% online

Doctorate 50% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

26%

Institution Grant Aid

19%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,829
State Grant Aid $2,942
Institution Grant Aid $3,813
Pell Grant Aid $4,376

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.