West Chester, PA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
89%
11%
student ratio
195
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Autism Certificate
    • Special Education Teaching Certificate [Special Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Universal Design For Learning And Assistive Technology Certificate [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 43
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 27
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Minimum GPA of 3.0, action research
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Minimum GPA of 3.0; modified student teaching

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 101
    • Accepted 86
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 61
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE if GPA is below 3.0, two letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE if GPA is below 3.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students195
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students195
    • Part-time Percentage93%
    • Full-time Percentage7%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student2%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInstructional strategies for students with moderate to severe disabilities; family involvement for families of students with disabilities; instructional strategies for students with autism; math instruction for students with learning disabilities; transitions for students with disabilities; behavior management for students with behavior disorders
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Special Education

College of Education and Social Work
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
United States

Dr. Beatrice Adera

Interim Chairperson

Phone: 610-436-0040
Fax: 610-436-3102
Email: badera@wcupa.edu

Dr. S. Hicks

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 610-436-3067
Email: shicks@wcupa.edu

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