WCU in Philadelphia 2021-2022 Tuition and Fees

Ranked as a Best Buy by Kiplinger's and a Best Value by U.S. News & World Report, West Chester University provides a top ranked education at an affordable price. In fact, thanks to a 10% tuition discount, WCU in Philadelphia offers one of the most affordable tuition rates in the region. 

* The rates below are for Pennsylvania residents enrolled as part-time students at the Philadelphia location.


Program Tuition per Credit General Fee Tech Fee Total Cost
Undergraduate Programs $289.00/credit $34.14/credit $20.00/credit $343.14/credit
Graduate Programs (except MSW) $464.00/credit $81.60/credit $28.00/credit $573.60/credit
MSW $510.00/credit $108.80/credit $28.00/credit $646.80/credit

Students who will be utilizing financial aid can review their Cost of Attendance in order to review both billable and non-billable expenses.

For students enrolled in a distance education course a fee equal to 15% of tuition will be added for that course.

For tuition and fee rates for out-of-state and full-time students, visit the Bursar's website.


Financial Aid

West Chester University is committed to providing an affordable, high quality education. For information about how to apply for financial aid and scholarship opportunities, visit the WCU Financial Aid Office website.  For additional scholarship opportunities, visit the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation Scholarship site.

To apply for federal assistance, visit Federal Student Aid website and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
West Chester University code: 003328

For graduate students eligible for employer tuition reimbursement, learn about how to minimize out-of-pocket costs with our Graduate Employer Reimbursement Plan