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Find your element at West Chester University
When you step foot on campus, you get it, that this is it feeling. That’s because there’s something special about this place — a place where you’re encouraged to pursue your passions and shine your brightest. A place where you can become the best version of yourself.
With seven colleges and more than 100 undergraduate academic options, you can study what you love and dream big about your career path.
Interested in multiple majors? At WCU you can double major, take an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree program or even create your own major through University College.
Our programs are developed with input from the industries we serve through professional advisory boards, meaning you’ll gain the in-demand skills that employers in your chosen industry are seeking.
At WCU there are opportunities everywhere you turn, from more than 670 study-abroad programs and 300 clubs and organizations to 24 NCAA Division II athletic teams and nearly 700,000 hours of community service annually. You can do anything, be anything, and go just about anywhere from here.
So where do our students and alumni go from here? Everywhere! There are more than 20,000 jobs and internships posted annually through WCU’s Twardowski Career Development Center.
WCU students have landed internships at the United Nations, the World Health Organization, Google, URBN and everywhere in between. Thanks to a new mentorship program, current students can also connect with alumni working in their field of study. With more than 110,000 alumni, that’s an expansive network! And our graduates? They can be found leading the way in every industry in the U.S. and beyond.
Then there’s WCU’s location. Downtown West Chester has been ranked among the top college towns in the country, as a top college town to live in after graduation and as one of America’s best main streets.
West Chester is home to independent shops, coffee houses and tons of restaurants. Located under 2 1/2 hours from most of the New York City metro area, 2 1/2 hours from Washington, D.C., and just over 30 miles from Philadelphia, West Chester University puts the very best of the East Coast at your fingertips.
But you don’t have to take our word for it. The best way to experience WCU is to join us for a tour. WCU offers virtual, ambassador led, and self-guided tours of campus year-round, as well as open houses for seniors in high school. To sign up for any of our upcoming tours or events, visit us at wcupa.edu/admissions.
This is so much more than just college. This is West Chester University. Let us help you turn your potential into possible.