465
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / College of Health Sciences is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
(Certificate)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
(Teaching Certificate)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 132
Doctoral Degrees 21
Other Advanced Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

642
Applied
402
Accepted
198
Enrolled
63%

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

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

465
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.37%
Black or African American 16.99%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.08%
Unknown 0.65%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time (44)
Part-time (5)
Male (13)
Female (36)

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Heinerichs
Interim Dean
Email: sheinerichs@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2825
Fax: 610-436-2860