West Chester University

West Chester University, West Chester, PA

• 13,000 undergrads
• 84 majors
• 1000 SAT, 3.0 GPA
• Nursing most competitive, 1200 scores, 3.7
• Admit by major
• 1/3 incoming freshman class comes in undeclared
• Typically easier to get in applying undeclared
• 18% attend from out of state
• Crossover schools, other PA state schools, out of state Rutgers, U of Delaware, Drexel
• Education, Pre Med, Communications are popular programs
• All music programs require an audition and visual arts require a portfolio
• Pre med students require an interview
• 65% female
• Presence of African American and Hispanic population (12%)
• Strong active community, 96% of freshman live on campus
• No one gets merit aid upon acceptance
• If you meet the threshold for merit aid, Financial Aid sends out a package for the student to apply for merit aid
• FAFSA based
• COA $25K in state, $35K out of state
• Greek life presence – 15%

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