WCU is the kind of place where opportunities for exploration and self-discovery are everywhere. With our broad and diverse range of academic disciplines, idyllic campus setting, and close proximity to some of the world's most extraordinary cities, we provide more than education. We give you a journey.
Pave your way
Some students arrive at WCU knowing exactly what they want to pursue; others
need time and space to explore. Whatever your level of focus and whichever path you
seek, you will find it among our 180+ academic opportunities. We pride ourselves on
giving students the environment and the tools to expand their mind and find their
Student Spotlight: Keana Flowers
"Have an open mind and don't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone."
A lifelong dancer, Keana's run in with stress fractures in both her legs in high school set her on a path to athletic training. "When I saw the trainers working with the athletes and what the athletes did to regain their health, I knew Athletic Training was the major for me."
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First Year Students
Freshman year marks more than the beginning of a college career. It’s a turning point in life. And it’s for this reason that we are so serious about our clubs, organizations and campus resources. Arriving on campus freshman year is exciting, but it’s important to have a strong community to engage with, build bonds with, grow with.
It’s not about where you start, but where you finish. At WCU, 40% of our students transferred from another college. We support our transfer students from the application process through enrollment and registering for classes. Start your journey with us today.
West Chester University students come from all over the world to experience life as Golden Rams. You’ll find a campus community that supports and welcomes you at WCU. The Center for International Programs (CIP) will assist you before your arrival and during your time at WCU. They offer F-1 visa advising, international orientation, activities, trips, and more.
Cost & Aid
WCU prides itself on accessibility. Even though we happen to be ranked among the top 10 Best Public Schools in the region, we are committed to keeping our tuition low. For students who want to explore financial aid, we can provide all the information you need to get support and get you started on your path to discovery.Learn More