West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania Review

West Chester, PA, University Avenue and High Street
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 16,597 students and offering 106 degrees in West Chester, PA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,378 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
78
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
243
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
2
Educational/instructional Technology
3
Elementary Education and Teaching
0
English Language and Literature
120
25
Foreign Languages and Literatures
1
French Language and Literature
7
6
German Language and Literature
7
Health and Physical Education/fitness
161
1
Health Teacher Education
8
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
62
Latin Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts
245
Reading Teacher Education
29
Rhetoric and Composition
153
10
Russian Language and Literature
5
Secondary Education and Teaching
4
Spanish Language and Literature
19
3
Special Education and Teaching
135
21
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
11
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
11
1
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
671 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
42
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
90
27
Dietetics/dietitian
177
Health/health Care Administration/management
15
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
41
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
13
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
14
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
9
Public Health
9
81
2
Registered Nurse
140
10
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
652 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
19
Ethics
0
History
86
6
Jewish/judaic Studies
5
Philosophy
11
5
Political Science
69
Psychology
254
38
Social Work
39
74
Sociology
41
Women's Studies
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
650 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
96
Business Administration and Management
152
40
Commerce
11
Business/managerial Economics
42
Finance
164
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
5
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
139
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
372 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Analytical Chemistry
8
Biochemistry
5
Biology
108
8
Chemistry
15
Geography
10
14
Geology/earth Science
26
7
Mathematics
72
9
Physics
11
Statistics
25
0
Systems Science and Theory
51
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
193 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
21
Fine Arts
54
Keyboard Instruments
1
Music
51
22
Music Performance
26
15
3
Music Technology
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
129 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
108
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
56 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
27
13
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
13
Web/multimedia Management and Webmaster
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
11 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
3
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational/instructional Technology
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Health/health Care Administration/management
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program in Dietetics American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
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A Excellent
Students and Culture
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A- Excellent
Facilities
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Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology/ Counselor Education (graduate program), Class of 2015

classrooms are historic. Lots of new buildings going up

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Science Education , Class of 1979

Mixed old and new buildings upgraded labs dorms etc

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
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Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1984

Oldest LGBT student group, plus many various groups for a diversity of interests

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Science Education , Class of 1979

Not sure it's been awhile

Rated January 2016
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