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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Educational technology
Master of Science (MS) Higher education policy and student affairs
Master of Science (MS) Transformative education and social change
(Certificate) Education for sustainability

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
36 credits (42 credits for MS in higher education policy and student affairs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
69
Accepted
51
Enrolled
90%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Teaching certification (strongly recommended)
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American 10.71%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Technology integration: preparing our teachers for the twenty-first century, critical pedagogy, education for sustainability
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. John Elmore
Chair
Email: jelmore@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-6934
Fax: 610-436-3102

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