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The West Chester University of Pennsylvania

The West Chester University of Pennsylvania

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000

The West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1871. It is in the suburbs of West Chester, Pennsylvania. WCU is the 11th largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania. WCU offers subjects such as computer science and business administration. This school offers 16 certificates, 48 degrees at the bachelors level, and 36 masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 14,490 students sought degrees from the 65 programs at this school. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

Admission

In 2010, 15,124 students applied to this school for admission. It admitted around 41% of applicants or 6,201 students. Approximately 63% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 15,124 students applied to this school for admission. It admitted around 41% of applicants or 6,201 students. Approximately 63% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 41%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 42%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 40%

Student Demographics

In 2010, WCU had 14,490 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, WCU had 14,490 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 5651
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8839
  • Undergraduate Male: 5015
  • Undergraduate Female: 7217
  • Graduate Male: 655
  • Graduate Female: 1603

Faculty Demographics

828 faculty work for this school. Over two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, almost a third of the instructors are part-time, and 456 out of 828 teachers are women.

Faculty Demographics

828 faculty work for this school. Over two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, almost a third of the instructors are part-time, and 456 out of 828 teachers are women.

  • Male: 372
  • Female: 456
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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