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.

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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Clubs & Organizations

WCU offers more than 225 student clubs and organizations.

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Doctoral Programs

During the 2015-2016 academic year, three Doctoral Programs were introduced.

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Our School

We are the largest state-owned university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


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