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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Rating

Public

Type

19,646

Students

$19,290

Tuition

75%

Acceptance

#227

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

West Chester, PA

University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, PA 19383

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a large public college located in West Chester, PA ranked 67th in Pennsylvania. It has a total of 15,952 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 75.32% acceptance rate. West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers 135 different majors and is best known for its Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, Sales and Merchandising, and Clinical Nutrition Services programs, which are all nationally ranked 3rd. With an annual tuition of $7,716 for students from Pennsylvania and $19,290 for those from out-of-state, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is reasonably priced. 59.87% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate roughly $48,400 per year, which is 17% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$22,245/Year
Above Average

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

$22,245

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$39,139/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$32,805/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

75%Acceptance
Less Selective

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

75%

National

69%
Sat

1030 - 1210

92% of students submit

Admissions Yield

25%

ACT

18 - 25

8% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$45

Students

15,952Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,770

Part-Time

6
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Business Administration and Management, General5% Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General5% Psychology, General80% Others

9% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

5% Psychology, General

80% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

430 Graduates

Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

5%

248 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

242 Graduates

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

5%

234 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

5%

233 Graduates

Finance, General

5%

231 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching, General

4%

190 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition

4%

175 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors19:119:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

19

Number of Library Books

319,385

Academic Spend per Student

$7,683

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$37,900/Year

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

$37,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$37,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

59%