Which university received more than 14,000 applications for its fall 2016 first-year class, which will comprise close to 2,500 students?
West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) - One of the most sought-after universities in the mid-Atlantic region!
This is WCU
The largest university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the fourth-largest university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a public university home to over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 29 U.S. states and welcoming 74 countries from around the world.
The University offers more than 118 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate programs, affordable tuition rates, and a low student-faculty ratio of 19:1.
English as Second Language – WCU Partners with ELS
A new English-as-Second-Language program further increases international enrollment on WCU's campus.
The Division of Student Affairs provides the foundation for student life – including multiple ways for students to feel connected and engaged with the campus and local community, for example, athletics and campus recreation.
Students are encouraged to participate in experiential learning opportunities, which range from internships to collaborative research with faculty members.
WCU offers a variety of activities in which students can participate, from community service and clubs to concerts- to much more, with its 280+ student clubs and organizations. In 2014-15 alone, WCU students performed more than 900,000 hours of community service and supported 347 community organizations.