General Information About West Chester University of Pennsylvania
The Facilities mission is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment at West Chester University to enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research, and the University's service to the community. To accomplish our mission: We are a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of WCU faculty, staff and students and campus visitors. Our staff members are our most valuable asset. Each individual is a team member who contributes to the decision-making process. We seek creative and innovative solutions to meet our customer's needs. We set high service standards. And, we promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training. We provide reliable and timely service at a competitive cost. We use proven technology to increase our capabilities. We welcome feedback to assist us in determining the quality of our services. We stress a safe campus environment for our staff and customers. We constantly look ahead by conducting planning activities to achieve the most desirable future possible for our customers and the University. THE GOLDEN RULE OF FACILITIES SERVICE We maintain the WCU campus to help the University fulfill its teaching, research and community service responsibilities. All WCU faculty, staff, and students, as well as campus visitors, are our customers. We strive to treat our customer as we would like to be treated: with courtesy, professionalism and quality service at competitive prices.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 13,615 Percent Admitted 49% Men Admitted 48% Women Admitted 50% Full Time Retention Rate 84%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 480 560 Math 490 580
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 16,765 Native American 42 Asian 379 African American 1,377 Hispanic 425 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 11,139 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 794