Why Choose WCU Philadelphia

Convenience. Our programs are designed for adult learners who are balancing different priorities including home, work, and school. Many of our students are parents or caregivers for their own parents. As a result, our classes are offered in various formats with our students needs in mind, allowing you to make your education goals a reality.

Support. WCU in Philadelphia offers state-of-the-art classrooms, experienced faculty, and a full suite of support services, all designed to meet the unique needs of our adult students.

Quality. Earn the same nationally ranked and accredited degrees that are available at the West Chester location. WCU is accredited by more than 2 dozen independent boards, and is recognized nationally as a leader in education, innovation, and value.

Faculty. Our faculty members are experts and practitioners in their fields. They teach at both locations, and have chosen to teach in Philadelphia because they recognize the wealth of knowledge and experience that adult students bring to the classroom, and enrich the discussion. Most of all—they are here to help you succeed.

Affordability. WCU offers students attending the Philadelphia location reduced tuition and fees, making our programs among the most affordable in the entire region.

Location. We’re located in the heart of Center City! WCU in Philadelphia is accessible on foot, by bus, car, regional rail, and subway. If you come in through 8th street or Jefferson stations, you don’t even have to go outside!

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West Chester University offers events in-person and virtually.  Register to learn more about WCU in Philadelphia programs, financial aid options, and receive an application fee waiver for attending.

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Interested in applying? Great! Please select either the undergraduate or graduate application button. If you have any questions, we’re here to help you along the way and are happy to walk you through the process. For undergraduate programs, contact ugadmiss@wcupa.edu. For graduate programs, contact GradAdmissions@wcupa.edu or schedule a virtual appointment with an Admissions Representative.