If you are thinking about applying to West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the fee for the application costs $45. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into West Chester University of Pennsylvania is moderately difficult. West Chester University of Pennsylvania evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, West Chester University of Pennsylvania **accepted 86% of students, around 12,277 of the 14,240 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like West Chester University of Pennsylvania, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to pre-medicine, athletic training, nursing, early grades education, pharmaceutical product development, sciences, biomedical engineering is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. In 2021, West Chester University of Pennsylvania waitlisted 1,961 students. Of those, 713 eventually got in.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to West Chester University of Pennsylvania must submit the following items. Double check with West Chester University of Pennsylvania's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to West Chester University of Pennsylvania have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 34% submitted a class rank. At West Chester University of Pennsylvania 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At West Chester University of Pennsylvania, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.02%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22.64%|
|3.25 and 3.49||20.78%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15.24%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13.13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.68%|
|West Chester University of Pennsylvania does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 91% of West Chester University of Pennsylvania's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other West Chester University of Pennsylvania applicants, you should strive to earn between 1020 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At West Chester University of Pennsylvania 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a West Chester University of Pennsylvania student is 1099.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of West Chester University of Pennsylvania students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of West Chester University of Pennsylvania students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for West Chester University of Pennsylvania's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for West Chester University of Pennsylvania students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to West Chester University of Pennsylvania.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in West Chester University of Pennsylvania during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to West Chester University of Pennsylvania?
Students who are admitted to West Chester University of Pennsylvania must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does West Chester University of Pennsylvania accept transfer credits?
West Chester University of Pennsylvania accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. West Chester University of Pennsylvania accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does West Chester University of Pennsylvania accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
West Chester University of Pennsylvania accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to West Chester University of Pennsylvania?
No, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into West Chester University of Pennsylvania? West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a somewhat selective institution. The West Chester University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to West Chester University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to West Chester University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to West Chester University of Pennsylvania is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1170 and Above
1020 to 1170
1020 and Less
The median SAT score for West Chester University of Pennsylvania students is 1099. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to West Chester University of Pennsylvania, while applicants with SAT scores between 1020 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1020 have a low chance of being offered a spot at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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