The Graduate School

West Chester University of PA
West Chester, PA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Financial Aid Available

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Degrees Offered

Master of Social Work
Master of Public Administration (many concentrations)
Doctor of Public Administration

Our Program

WCU's public administration is 1 of only 5 schools in PA accredited by NASPAA.

The Graduate School at West Chester University offers more than 80 degree programs, including doctoral, masters, certificate, and online programs. Course offerings are flexible to accommodate working professionals and busy schedules, with the ability to attend full-time, part-time, and online. Nestled in scenic West Chester, a suburb of Philadelphia, the campus is equidistant to Washington, DC and New York City, making weekend and internship travel easy.

Many of our programs offer rolling admissions, so applications are accepted and reviewed year round. Please visit our website for a list of academic offerings, application link and additional information about our programs. 



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Student Body

  • Female

    female 70% Female
  • Male

    male 30% Male

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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Location & Contact

Website & Other Links

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