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West Chester University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,780 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,238 tuition
$12,860 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,482 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$34,872 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,096 tuition
$12,860 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,716 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,842 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($4,492 avg)
26% get state aid ($3,063 avg)
12% get institn'l aid ($3,842 avg)
72% get loans ($8,450 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.18% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.13% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,064 38%
Federal Grant Aid $4,492 23%
Pell Grants $4,411 23%
Other Federal Grants $1,247 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,842 12%
State Grant Aid $3,063 26%
Student Loans $8,450 72%
Federal Loans $5,464 71%
Other Loans $13,818 16%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does West Chester University of Pennsylvania offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $302
Out of State $754


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Eric from Mechanicsburg, PA
  • I am a current student here

    For the cost of West Chester compared to other schools, you do get quite a lot. A lot of people choose West Chester as their Safety School and don't take any shame in that. It's a good place to go for people to get a quality education at a cost that won't take them till their 50's to pay off.

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  • 5
  • Brooke from Springfield, PA
  • I am a current student here

    West Chester University is a great place to learn while saving money. Compared to many other in and out of state universities, West Chester ranks among the cheapest schools to attend.

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  • 5
  • Jenna
  • I am a current student here

    All state schools in general are a huge financial win in my opinion. For the location, quality of the education, and everything that'Â?s included in your tuition (125 printer pages a week, gym access and fitness classes, tutoring services, etc.), I couldn't be happier with the in-state tuition.

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