Office of the Bursar

Finance and Business Services

Student Financial Services
25 University Ave., Room #50
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610 436-2552
Fax: 610 436-3049


Tuition and Fees

 

All rates are per semester.

 

Undergraduate In-state Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Graduate In-state Tuition & Fees 

Graduate Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

MBA Tuition & Fees

Philadelphia Center City Campus

Doctorate of Nursing Program Tuition & Fees

Instructional Technology Fee

Distance Education Access Fee

General Fee

General Fee Components and Descriptions

Room Charges

Meal Plans

2014 - 2015 Tuition and Fees *

(See Summer School Information for summer rates)

All bills must be paid on or before the bill due date.

Bills will be sent electronically to the student's WCU e-mail account.

 

2014-2015 Undergraduate In-State

Credits
Tuition
Technology Fee
General Fee
Total
1 credit
$284.00
$18.00
$79.24
$381.24
2 credits
$568.00
$36.00
$158.48
$762.48
3 credits
$852.00
$54.00
$237.72
$1,143.72
4 credits
$1,136.00
$72.00
$316.96
$1,524.96
5 credits
$1,420.00
$90.00
$396.20

$1,906.20

6 credits
$1,704.00
$108.00
$475.44
$2,287.44
7 credits
$1,988.00
$126.00
$554.68
$2,668.68
8 credits
$2,272.00
$144.00
$633.92
$3,049.92
9 credits
$2,556.00
$162.00
$713.16
$3,431.16
10 credits
$2,840.00
$180.00
$792.40
$3,812.40
11 credits
$3,124.00
$198.00
$871.64
$4,193.64

12-18 credits

(Full-time)

$3,410.00
$211.00
$950.90
$4,571.90
19 credits
$3,694.00
$211.00
$950.90
$4,855.90
20 credits
$3,978.00
$211.00

$950.90

$5,139.90
21 credits
$4,262.00

$211.00

$950.90
$5,423.90

 

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2014-2015 Undergraduate Out-of-State

Credits
Tuition
Technology Fee
General Fee
Total
1 credit
$710.00
$27.00
$79.24
$816.24
2 credits
$1,420.00
$54.00
$158.48
$1,632.48
3 credits
$2,130.00
$81.00
$237.72
$2,448.72
4 credits
$2,840.00
$108.00
$316.96
$3,264.96
5 credits
$3,550.00
$135.00
$396.20
$4,081.20
6 credits
$4,260.00
$162.00
$475.44
$4,897.44
7 credits
$4,970.00
$189.00
$554.68
$5,713.68
8 credits
$5,680.00
$216.00
$633.92
$6,529.92
9 credits
$6,390.00
$243.00
$713.16
$7,346.16
10 credits
$7,100.00
$270.00
$792.40
$8,162.40
11 credits
$7,810.00
$297.00
$871.64
$8,978.64

12-18 credits

(Full-time)

$8,525.00
$321.00
$950.90
$9,796.90
19 credits
$9,235.00
$321.00
$950.90
$10,506.90
20 credits
$9,945.00
$321.00

$950.90

$11,216.90
21 credits
$10,655.00
$321.00
$950.90
$11,926.90

 

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2014-2015 Graduate In-State **

Students in the following programs of study will be charged an additional 10% in tuition:

M.A. in Communicative Disorders; M.S.W. (Social Work); M.S. Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs; M.Ed. School Counseling

Click here for rates for these SpecialGraduatePrograms  

Credits

Tuition
Technology Fee
General Fee *
Total

1 credit

$454.00
$24.00
$86.78
$564.78

2 credits

$908.00
$48.00
$173.56
$1,129.56

3 credits

$1,362.00
$72.00
$260.34
$1,694.34

4 credits

$1,816.00
$96.00
$347.12
$2,259.12

5 credits

$2,270.00
$120.00
$433.90
$2,823.90

6 credits

$2,724.00
$144.00
$518.68
$3,386.68

7 credits

$3,178.00
$168.00
$603.46
$3,949.46

8 credits

$3,632.00
$192.00
$688.24
$4,512.24

9 credits

$4,086.00
$216.00
$899.25
$5,201.25

10 credits

$4,540.00
$240.00
$899.25
$5,679.25

11 credits

$4,994.00
$264.00
$899.25
$6,157.25

12 credits

$5,448.00
$288.00
$899.25
$6,635.25

13 credits

$5,902.00
$312.00
$899.25
$7,113.25

14 credits

$6,356.00
$336.00
$899.25
$7,591.25

15 credits

$6,810.00
$360.00
$899.25
$8,069.25

The part-time graduate general fee does not include the Health Center Fee. Part-time graduate students (registering for less than nine graduate credits) have the option of electing to pay the Student Health Center Fee ($14.36 per credit).  Acceptance or rejection of this option must be made at the time of initial registration for each semester or summer session.

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2014-2015 Graduate Out-of-State **

Students in the following programs of study will be charged an additional 10% in tuition:

M.A. in Communicative Disorders; M.S.W. (Social Work); M.S. Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs; M.Ed. School Counseling

Click here for rates for these SpecialGraduatePrograms

Credits
Tuition
Technology Fee
General Fee *
Total
1 credit
$681.00
$36.00
$86.78
$803.78
2 credits
$1,362.00
$72.00
$173.56
$1,607.56
3 credits
$2,043.00
$108.00
$260.34
$2,411.34
4 credits
$2,724.00
$144.00
$347.12
$3,215.12
5 credits
$3,405.00
$180.00
$433.90
$4,018.90
6 credits
$4,086.00
$216.00
$518.68
$4,820.68
7 credits
$4,767.00
$252.00
$603.46
$5,622.46
8 credits
$5,448.00
$288.00
$688.24
$6,424.24

9 credits

$6,129.00
$324.00
$899.25
$7,352.25
10 credits
$6,810.00
$360.00
$899.25
$8,069.25
11 credits
$7,491.00
$396.00
$899.25
$8,786.25
12 credits
$8,172.00
$432.00
$899.25
$9,503.25
13 credits
$8,853.00
$468.00
$899.25
$10,220.25
14 credits
$9,534.00
$504.00
$899.25
$10,937.25
15 credits
$10,215.00
$540.00
$899.25
$11,654.25

** Out-of-State graduate students taking Distance Ed.Courses will be charged at 102% of the in-state graduate rate ($463.00 per/credit hour.)

* The part-time graduate general fee does not include the Health Center Fee.  Part-time graduate students (registering for less than nine graduate credits) have the option of electing to pay the Student Health Center Fee ($14.36 per credit).  Acceptance or rejection of this option must be made at the time of initial registration for each semester or summer session.

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2014-2015 Special Graduate Program Rates **

Students in the following programs of study will be charged an additional 10% in tuition:

M.A. in Communicative Disorders; M.S.W. (Social Work); M.S. Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs; M.Ed. School Counseling

In-State
Credits
Tuition **
Technology Fee
General Fee *
Total
1 credit
$499.00
$24.00
$86.78
$609.78
2 credits
$998.00
$48.00
$173.56
$1,219.56
3 credits
$1,497.00
$72.00
$260.34
$1,829.34
4 credits
$1,996.00
$96.00
$347.12
$2,439.12
5 credits
$2,495.00
$120.00
$433.90
$3,048.90
6 credits
$2,994.00
$144.00
$518.68
$3,656.68
7 credits
$3,493.00
$168.00
$603.46
$4,264.46
8 credits
$3,992.00
$192.00
$688.24
$4,872.24

9 credits

$4,491.00
$216.00
$899.25
$5,606.25
10 credits
$4,990.00
$240.00
$899.25
$6,129.25
11 credits
$5,489.00
$264.00
$899.25
$6,652.25
12 credits
$5,988.00
$288.00
$899.25
$7,175.25
13 credits
$6,487.00
$312.00
$899.25
$7,698.25
14 credits
$6,986.00
$336.00
$899.25
$8,221.25
15 credits
$7,485.00
$360.00
$899.25
$8744.25
Out-of-State
Credits
Tuition **
Technology Fee
General Fee *
Total
1 credit
$749.00
$36.00
$86.78
$871.78
2 credits
$1,498.00
$72.00
$173.56
$1,743.56
3 credits
$2,247.00
$108.00
$260.34
$2,615.34
4 credits
$2,996.00
$144.00
$347.12
$3,487.12
5 credits
$3,745.00
$180.00
$433.90
$4,358.90
6 credits
$4,494.00
$216.00
$518.68
$5,228.68
7 credits
$5,243.00
$252.00
$603.46
$6,098.46
8 credits
$5,992.00
$288.00
$688.24
$6,968.24

9 credits

$6,741.00
$324.00
$899.25
$7,964.25
10 credits
$7,490.00
$360.00
$899.25
$8,749.25
11 credits
$8,239.00
$396.00
$899.25
$9,534.25
12 credits
$8,988.00
$432.00
$899.25
$10,319.25
13 credits
$9,737.00
$468.00
$899.25
$11,104.25
14 credits
$10,486.00
$504.00
$899.25
$11,889.25
15 credits
$11,235.00
$540.00
$899.25
$12,674.25

 

** Out-of-State graduate students taking Distance Ed. Courses in the programs above will be charged at 102% of the in-state graduate rates for these programs ($509.00 per /credit hour.)

* The part-time graduate general fee does not include the Health Center Fee. 

Part-time graduate students (registering for less than nine graduate credits) have the option of electing to pay the Student Health Center Fee ($14.36 per credit).  Acceptance or rejection of this option must be made at the time of initial registration for each semester or summer session.

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2014 - 2015 Tuition

 

Undergraduate:
In-state
Full-time 12-18 credits $3,410.00
(An additional $284.00 per credit for each credit over 18)
Part-time 1-11 credits $284.00 per credit
     
Out-of-State
Full-time 12-18 credits $8,525.00
(An additional $710.00 per credit for each credit over 18)
Part-time 1-11 credits $710.00 per credit
     
Graduate:
In-state   $454.00 per credit *
Out-of-State   $681.00 per credit *

*  Students in the following programs of study will pay an additional 10% in tuition: 

  • M.A in Communicative Disorders
  • M.S.W. (Social Work)
  • M.S. Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs
  • M.Ed. School Counseling

Instructional Technology Fee 2014 - 2015 (mandatory)
To enhance classroom technology.

 

Undergraduate

Full-time (12 or more credits)

In-State

$211.00 (flat rate)

Out-of-State
$321.00 (flat rate)
Part-time  (1 - 11 credits)
In-State
$18.00 per credit
Out-of-State
$27.00 per credit
Graduate
In-state
$24.00 per credit
Out-of-State
$36.00 per credit

 

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Distance Education Access Fee 2014-2015

Students enrolled in any Distance Education course will be charged an Access Fee worth up to 20% of the tuition for that course in lieu of general fees for that course.

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General Fee 2014 - 2015 (mandatory)

 

Undergraduate Full-time (12 or more credits) $950.90 (flat rate)
Undergraduate Part-time     (1 - 11 credits) $79.24 per credit
Graduate Full-time (9 credits or more) $899.25 (flat rate)
Graduate Part-time    (less than 9 credits) $86.78 per credit*

*The part-time graduate general fee does not include the Health Center Fee. Part-time graduate students (registering for less than nine graduate credits) have the option of electing to pay the Student Health Center Fee ($14.36 per credit).  Acceptance or rejection of this option must be made at the time of initial registration for each semester or summer session.

General Fee Components 2014 - 2015

 

Undergraduate Fulltime Total $950.90
 
Educational Services $341.00
Students pay this fee in lieu of specific department charges. These funds are used for instructional equipment and supplies for professors, maintenance of library circulation materials, and supports academic computing services.
Health Fee $129.20
Covers the use of the University Health Center.
SSI $164.33

Funds student activities, services, clubs, and sports.

Sykes Expansion $60.00

Supports recent renovations of the Sykes Union Building, which feature new and improved student services.

Sykes Union $72.40
Pays for the operation and use of the Sykes Student Union building.
Parking Improvement $48.32

This fee is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of campus parking for students. Improvements include new student parking spaces, improved shuttle service between North and South campus, and various safety improvements.

Student Recreation Center Fee  $135.65

This fee supports the construction and operation of the Recreation Center. The building includes a fitness center, track, gym, multi-activity courts, rock-climbing wall, and other amenities.


Undergraduate Part-time Total $79.24 per credit
 
Educational Services $28.42 per credit

Students pay this fee in lieu of specific department charges. These funds are used for instructional equipment and supplies for professors, maintenance of library circulation materials, and supports academic computing services.

Health Fee $10.77 per credit
Covers the use of the University Health Center.  
SSI $13.69 per credit

Funds student activities, services, clubs, and sports.

Sykes Expansion $5.00 per credit

Supports recent renovations of the Sykes Union Building, which feature new and improved student services.

Sykes Union $6.03 per credit

Pays for the operation and use of the Sykes Student Union building.

Parking Improvement $4.03 per credit

This fee is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of campus parking for students. Improvements include new student parking spaces, improved shuttle service between North and South campus, and various safety improvements.

Student Recreation Center Fee  $11.30 per credit

This fee supports the construction and operation of the Recreation Center. 

The building includes a fitness center, track, gym, multi-activity courts, rock-climbing wall, and other amenities.

 

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Graduate Full-time Total $899.25
   
Educational Services $443.68
Students pay this fee in lieu of specific department charges. These funds are used for instructional equipment and supplies for professors, maintenance of library circulation materials, and supports academic computing services.
Health Fee $129.20
Covers the use of the University Health Center.
GSA $10.00
Funds student activities, services, clubs, and sports.
Sykes Expansion $60.00
Supports recent renovations of the Sykes Union Building, which feature new and improved student services.
Sykes Union $72.40
Pays for the operation and use of the Sykes Student Union building.
Parking Improvement $48.32

This fee is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of campus parking for students. Improvements include new student parking spaces, improved shuttle service between North and South campus, and various safety improvements.

Recreation Center Fee $135.65

This fee supports the construction and operation of the Recreation Center. 

The building includes a fitness center, track, gym, multi-activity courts, rock-climbing wall, and other amenities.

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Graduate Part-time Total $86.78 *
 
Educational Services $49.30  per credit
Students pay this fee in lieu of specific department charges. These funds are used for instructional equipment and supplies for professors, maintenance of library circulation materials, and supports academic computing services.
Health Fee $14.36 per credit*
Covers the use of the University Health Center.
GSA $2.00 per credit
Funds student activities, services, clubs, and sports.
Sykes Expansion $7.00 per credit
Supports recent renovations of the Sykes Union Building, which feature new and improved student services.
Sykes Union $8.04 per credit
Pays for the operation and use of the Sykes Student Union building.
Parking Improvement $5.37 per credit
This fee is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of campus parking for students. Improvements include new student parking spaces, improved shuttle service between North and South campus, and various safety improvements.
Student Recreation Center Fee  $15.07 per credit

This fee supports the construction and operation of the Recreation Center. 

The building includes a fitness center, track, gym, multi-activity courts, rock-climbing wall, and other amenities.

*The part-time graduate general fee does not include the Health Center Fee.  

Part-time graduate students (registering for less than nine graduate credits) have the option of electing to pay the Student Health Center Fee ($14.36 per credit). Acceptance or rejection of this option must be made at the time of initial registration for each semester or summer session.

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Room Charges 2014 - 2015

Rates listed below are per semester for Traditional (University Owned) Residence Halls: 

Goshen,Killinger,McCarthy,Schmidt,Tyson,Wayne,South Campus Apt. Complex & College Arms

 

For more information on traditional WCU housing visit Residence Life and Housing

 
Traditional North Campus Double $2,424.00
Traditional North Campus Single $3,238.00
Goshen Double (air cond) $2,574.00
South Campus Apartment Complex Double $2,816.00
South Campus Apartment Complex Single $3,064.00
College Arms 1 Bedroom Single $4,080.00
College Arms 1 Bedroom Double $3,400.00
College Arms 1 BedroomTriple $2,890.00
College Arms 1 Bedroom Quad $2,635.00
College Arms 2 Bedroom Single $3,740.00
College Arms 2 Bedroom Double $3,145.00

 

Affiliated Residence Halls include: Allegheny,Brandywine,University Hall & The Villages

Room Charges for Affiliated Housing will not be billed by the university and will not appear on your tuition bill, nor will these charges appear on the Account Summary in myWCU.

Please direct all questions regarding payment and leasing agreements for affiliated housing to

University Student Housing (USH)

USH phone number:  610.692.7391

E-mail:  info@wcuhousing.com

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Meal Plans 2014 - 2015 (All meal plans include $250 flex.)

Rates are per semester.

North Campus residents MUST select a * marked plan

 

Unlimited Meals per week + $250 Flex Dollars
  $1,597.00*
14 Meals per week + $250 Flex Dollars
$1,293.00*
12 Meals per week + $250 Flex Dollars
$1,264.00*
9 Meals per week + $250 Flex Dollars
$1,188.00*

7 Meals per week + $250.00 Flex Dollars 

(ONLY available to South Campus & Off Campus residents)

$1,122.00
Flex Dollars (Minimum)
$    150.00
(ONLY available to South Campus & Off Campus residents)  

 

For more information visit Residence Life and Housing

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Philadelphia Center City Campus 2014-2015

Effective Fall 2014, only those students officially admitted into a Philadelphia Center City academic plan will receive the 10% tuition discount indicated below.  Students affiliated or admitted to the main campus but taking courses at the Philadelphia location will NOT be eligible for the discounted rate.

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Pennsylvania Resident Tuition and Fees

For in-state residents the 2014-2015 academic year costs are as follows:

Undergraduate programs

Part-time (1 - 11 credits)

Tuition per credit              $256.00/credit

Fees per credit                 $ 46.42/credit

Total cost per credit         $302.42/credit

Fulltime Flat Rate (12 - 18 credits)

Tuition per credit               $3,069.00

Fees per credit                  $  552.00

Total cost (12-18 credits)  $3,621.00

Graduate programs (except MSW Program)

Tuition per credit             $409.00/credit

Fees per credit                $ 73.30/credit

Total cost per credit        $482.30/credit

Graduate programs (MSW Program)

Tuition per credit             $449.00/credit

Fees per credit                 $ 73.30/credit

Total cost per credit         $522.30/credit

Out of State Resident Tuition and Fees

For out-of-state residents the 2014-2015 academic year costs are as follows:

Undergraduate programs

Part-time (1 - 11 credits)

Tuition per credit              $639.00/credit

Fees per credit                 $  55.42/credit

Total cost per credit         $694.42/credit

Fulltime Flat Rate (12 - 18 credits)

Tuition per credit               $7,673.00

Fees per credit                  $  552.00

Total cost (12-18 credits)  $8,225.00

Graduate programs (except MSW Program)

Tuition per credit              $613.00/credit

Fees per credit                 $ 85.30/credit

Total cost per credit         $697.30/credit

Graduate programs (MSW Program)

Tuition per credit             $674.00/credit

Fees per credit                $ 85.30/credit

Total cost per credit        $759.30/credit

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Doctorate of Nursing Program Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

PA Resident:

Tuition: $590.00 per credit hour

Distance Ed Access Fee: $118.00 per credit hour

Technology Fee: $24.00 per credit hour

Program Fee:  $100.00 part-time or $200.00 full-time (per semester)

Non-Resident:

Tuition: $602.00 per credit hour

Distance Ed Access Fee: $120.40 per credit hour

Technology Fee: $36.00 per credit hour

Program Fee:  $100.00 part-time or $200.00 Full-time (per semester)

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