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West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University of Pennsylvania University Avenue and High Street West Chester, PA 19383 Phone: (610) 436-1000
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • 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

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