Military Friendly School '21-22 Gold. Military Advanced Education and Transition - TOP Colleges and Universities 2018. Top colleges for Veterans Consensus Ranked.

Military & Veteran Admission Information

Why West Chester?


Fun Fact: The West Chester University Foundation awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships to student veterans, reservists, and ROTC members last year alone.


West Chester, Chester County, PA

  • 2 VA hospitals nearby
  • Office of Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans Court
  • VSO
  • Local installation of the Soldier’s Project
  • Dozens of shops and restaurants
  • One of the nation’s top-ranked college towns
  • A top ranked college town to live in after graduation
  • 45 minutes from Philadelphia


  • 88% of undergraduate alumni are employed or pursuing higher education within 6 months after graduation
  • 18,000+ jobs/internships posted yearly
  • Dedicated Career Center offering resume help, interview practice, and skills-building
  • 110,000 thriving alumni in our network
  • Graduates in careers including psychology, government & politics, criminal justice, non-profit, healthcare, finance, media, business, and more.

Veterans Center Highlights

  • Located in its own building on campus
  • 10 minute walk into the Borough of West Chester
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Full lounge
  • Computer lab with free printing
  • Licensed counselor with open-door policy
  • Student Veterans of America chapter


Veterans Disability Assistance

$70k+ in Veteran Scholarships

Government Internship Opportunities

Yellow Ribbon and Choice Act School

Average Veteran Student Age


Lillian Morrison, VA School Certifying Official

As VA School Certifying Official, I am dedicated to facilitating communication among our campus offices in order to serve student veterans, military service members, reservists, and their families here at West Chester University. From the Greg R. and Sandra L. Weisenstein Veterans Center to the Registrar and Financial Aid, I help manage our coordinated system of service to provide a meaningful transition from the military to West Chester University.

Application fee will be waived for all Veteran and Service Member applicants!

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Veterans Center