West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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General Information

Admission Office
Messikomer Hall
100 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-3411
(877) 315-2165
Fax: (610) 436-2907

Contact: Marsha Haug
Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Services
Main Address
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000


Total undergrads: 11,482
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,002
Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,127
Graduate enrollment: 2,137

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 47%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women’s Studies B
Women’s studies C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B,C
Music – General Performance B,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human resources management/personnel administration, general C
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Counselor education/school counseling and guidance services C
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Reading teacher education C
Secondary education and teaching C
Special Education B
Teaching english as a second or foreign language/ESL language instructor C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B,C
Audiology/audiologist and speech-language pathology/pathologist C
Health System Administration B,C
Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing-registered nurse training (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) C
Premedicine B
Public Health B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B
Statistics, general C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies C
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Analytical Chemistry B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Clinical psychology C
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Geography B,C
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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