Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester University is a comprehensive public institution, offering more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study.

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Veteran Support

The Weisenstein Veterans Center offers a location where veterans and active military enrolled at WCU can gather to study. relax, have meetings, and find support.

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Community Service

During the 2014-2015 academic year, early 7,500 WCU students provided more than 812,000 hours of volunteer service.

West Chester University in Philadelphia

WCU's Center City location offers the best aspects of the quality, affordable educational opportunities that West Chester University is known for, along with the accessibility and convenience that come with being in the heart of a major city.


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