When you step foot on campus, you get it. That “this is it” feeling. That’s because there’s something special about this place—a place where you’re encouraged to pursue your passions and shine your brightest. A place where you can become the best version of yourself.
With 7 colleges and more than 100 undergraduate academic options, you can study what you love and dream big about your career path. Interested in multiple majors? At WCU you can double major, take an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree program, or even create your own major through University College. WCU’s programs are developed with input from the industries they serve through professional advisory boards, meaning you’ll gain the in-demand skills that employers in your chosen industry are seeking.
At WCU there are opportunities everywhere you turn--from 670+ study-abroad programs and 300 clubs and organizations to 24 NCAA Division II athletic teams and nearly 700,000 hours of community service annually. You can do anything, be anything, and go just about anywhere from there.
So where do WCU students and alumni go from there? Everywhere! There are more than 20,000 jobs and internships posted annually through WCU’s Twardowski Career Development Center. WCU students have landed internships at the United Nations, the World Health Organization, Google, URBN, and everywhere in between. Thanks to a new mentorship program, current students can also connect with alumni working in their field of study. With more than 110,000 alumni, that’s an expansive network! And WCU graduates? They can be found leading the way in every industry in the U.S. and beyond.
Then there’s WCU’s location. Downtown West Chester has been ranked among the top college towns in the country, as a top college town to live in after graduation, and as one of America’s best main streets. West Chester is home to independent shops, coffee houses, and tons of restaurants. Located under 2.5 hours from most of the New York City metro area, 2.5 hours from Washington, D.C. and just over 30 miles from Philadelphia, West Chester University puts the very best of the East Coast at your fingertips.
But you don’t have to take their word for it. The best way to experience WCU is to join them for a tour. WCU offers virtual, ambassador led, and self-guided tours of campus year-round, as well as open houses for seniors in high school. To sign up for any of WCU’s upcoming tours or events, visit wcupa.edu/admissions.
This is so much more than just college. This is West Chester University. Let them help you turn your potential into possible.