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COLLEGE PROFILE

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,636
Out-of-state: $31,760
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,850
Out-of-state: $18,974
Room and Board
$7,986
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,600
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@wcupa.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003328
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,087 (89.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,535 (73.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,535 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met96 (6.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met40%
Average Award$6,137
Need-Based Gift
Received by 714 (46.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,182
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,334 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,012
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 282 (18.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift36 (1.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,591
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants9,473 (78.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,458 (61.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,458 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met615 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met48%
Average Award$7,235
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,952 (53.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,300
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,565 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,737
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 978 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift143 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,941
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$30,345
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Business, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Business, Social Sciences, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Theater/Drama, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.26 3.44 522 522 533 23
Low 2.00 2.00 300 300 300 15
High 4.00 5.00 760 780 770 33
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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