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West Chester University


Campus Overview
For students looking to stay close to home and save a whole bunch of money on their college tuition, this local campus provides a perfect solution. Outstanding programs in education, health and music foster new generations of aspiring teachers, medical practitioners and artists. The town of West Chester is as accessible to students as their professors, combining to create an intimate living and learning environment.

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The Honors College. Prospective under-graduates can apply directly to the Honors College. Over the course of four years, students can enroll in unique honors seminars and independent stud-ies, in addition to special classes exclusive to honors students. Outside of class, the Honors Student Association organizes a variety of service events throughout the year. Students have even traveled to South Africa to volunteer in communities. The culmination of this experience is a capstone project that challenges students to take on an issue within a community organization or a research lab. 700 S. High St., West Chester, Pa., (610) 436-1000, wcupa.edu

the numbers
• 12,800 full-time undergraduates
• Median SAT score of 1600 (comparable to ACT score of 23)
• $8,620 in-state annual tuition; $18,262 out-of-state annual tuition
• Tuition ($7,922 annual room and board fees)
• More than 80 bachelor’s programs
• No. 70 regional universities (north) by U.S. News
• 46.51 percent acceptance

See also: Bloomsburg University, Towson University, Shippensburg University