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Encyclopedia > West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Established: 1871
Type: Public
President: Madeleine Wing Adler
Faculty: 800
Undergraduates: 12,800 full-time
Postgraduates: 2,150
Location: West Chester, PA, USA
Campus: Suburban, 388 acres (1.57 km²)
Endowment: US$11.3 million
Colors: Purple, Gold
Mascot: Golden Rams
Website: www.wcupa.edu
West Chester University surrounded by the rest of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
West Chester University surrounded by the rest of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, is a public university located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, 34 miles (54 km) west by north of Philadelphia. It is one of the 14 state universities that compose the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). West Chester is known for its School of Music [1] (mainly for Music Education) and College of Education. West Chester is ranked by US News & World Report number 56 Universities–Master's (North). The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS). Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Image File history File links Wcu_logo. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Dr. Madeleine Wing Adler is the first female president of West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania[1], United States. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, web site or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or more web servers, usually accessible via the Internet. ... Image File history File links Westchesteruniversityusgssatelite. ... Image File history File links Westchesteruniversityusgssatelite. ... West Chester is the name of some places in the United States of America: West Chester Township, Butler County, Ohio West Chester, Ohio West Chester, Pennsylvania West Chester is also the name for a university in Pennsylvania West Chester University There are also some places named Westchester: Westchester, Los Angeles... This article is about the U.S. State. ... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania[1], United States. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the 11th largest public university system in the United States. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a voluntary, peer based, non-profit association dedicated to the educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation. ...

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History

Although its founding year is 1871, the University in fact has deeper roots tracing from West Chester Academy, a private, state-aided school that existed from 1812 to 1869. The academy enjoyed strong support from the highly intellectual Chester County Cabinet of the Natural Sciences of the pre-American Civil War decades. It was recognized as one of Pennsylvania's leading preparatory schools, and its experience in teacher training laid the groundwork for the normal school years that were to follow. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... This article is about the U.S. State. ...


As the state began to take increasing responsibility for public education, the academy was transformed into West Chester Normal School, still privately owned but state certified. The normal school admitted its first class, consisting of 160 students, on September 25, 1871. In 1913, West Chester became the first of the normal schools to be owned outright by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the U.S. State. ...


West Chester became West Chester State Teachers College in 1927 when Pennsylvania initiated a four-year program of teacher education. In 1960, as the Commonwealth paved the way for liberal arts programs in its college system, West Chester was renamed West Chester State College, and two years later introduced the liberal arts program that turned the one-time academy into a comprehensive college. This article is about the U.S. State. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ...


In recognition of the historic merit of the campus, in 1981 the West Chester State College Quadrangle Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The buildings included in this historic district are Philips Memorial Building, Ruby Jones Hall, Recitation Hall, and the Old Library. Except for Philips, these buildings are all constructed of native Chester County serpentine stone. A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... Philips Memorial Building Philips Memorial Hall is not only the architectural gem of the West Chester University, but of West Chester Borough as well. ... Recitation Hall One of the original buildings for the West Chester State Normal School, Recitation Hall now houses the College of Education and general purpose classrooms at West Chester University. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


West Chester State achieved another major milestone with passage of the State System of Higher Education bill. West Chester became one of the 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education on July 1, 1983. Along with its new name – West Chester University of Pennsylvania – the institution acquired a new system of governance and the opportunity to expand its degree programs. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the 11th largest public university system in the United States. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ...


West Chester has received growing recognition as the nation's center for formal poetry. Its annual conference on form and narrative in poetry began in 1995 and is now the nation's only conference devoted to New Formalism. It has also established a poetry center which sponsors readings and an annual book competition oriented toward formal poetry. It has also established Iris Spencer awards recognizing undergraduate achievement in formal poetry. Founded by West Chester professor Michael Peich and poet Dana Gioia, the West Chester University Poetry Conference is a poetry conference that has been held annually since 1995 at West Chester University. ... New Formalism is a late-twentieth and early twenty-first century movement in American poetry that has promoted a return to metrical and rhymed verse. ...


Programs of Study

The Bachelor of Arts is offered in American studies, anthropology, art, biology, communication studies, communicative disorders, comparative literature, English, French, geography, German, history, Latin, liberal studies, literature, philosophy, philosophy–religious studies, political science, political science–international relations, political science–applied public policy, psychology, Russian, social work, sociology, Spanish, theater arts, and women's studies. A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ...


The Bachelor of Science is offered in accounting, athletic training, biochemistry, biology, biology–cell and molecular biology, biology-ecology, biology–medical technology, biology-microbiology, chemistry, chemistry–biology (premedical), computer and information sciences, criminal justice, economics, finance, forensic chemistry, geoscience–earth systems, geoscience–environmental geosciences, geoscience–geology, health and physical education, health science–general, health science–respiratory care, liberal studies–science and mathematics, liberal studies–professional studies, prebusiness-economics, prebusiness-finance, prebusiness-management, prebusiness-marketing, pharmaceutical product development, physics, physics-engineering, public health–environmental, public health–health promotion, and public health–nutrition. B.S. redirects here. ...


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Bachelor of Fine Arts (studio arts), and the Bachelor of Music (general, instrumental, keyboard, music education, and vocal) degrees are also offered. The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The Bachelor of Science in Education degree is offered in biology, chemistry, citizenship education, communication, early childhood education, earth-space science–astronomy, earth-space science–geology, elementary education, English, French, German, Latin, mathematics, physics, Russian, social studies, Spanish, and special education.


Paraprofessional studies are available in law, medicine, and theology. In cooperation with the Pennsylvania State University, West Chester University offers a 3-2 dual-degree program combining liberal arts, physics, and engineering. Also available are early admission assurance programs with Drexel School of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Temple University School of Medicine. The University provides special admission opportunities and scholarships to the Widener School of Law–Harrisburg Campus. This article is about the state-related university. ... This article is about the state-related university. ... Name Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia Established January 24, 1899 Community Urban Type Private coeducational Classification Medical Enrollment 1,300 President Matthew Schure, PhD School Colors Burgundy and Gray Motto Mens et Manus (The Mind and the Hand) Quarterly PCOM Pulse Website www. ... For the private Christian university in Tennessee, see Tennessee Temple University. ...


Certification programs are available in health and physical education teacher certification, driver education and safe living, and outdoor recreation.


Interdisciplinary areas of study with transcript recognition include ethnic studies, Latin American studies, Russian studies, and women's


West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers graduate study leading to the M.A., M.B.A., M.Ed., M.M., M.P.H., M.S., M.S.W., M.S.N., and M.S.A. degrees. The Master of Arts is offered in biology, communication studies, communicative disorders, English, French, geography, history, Holocaust and genocide studies, mathematics, music history, philosophy, physical sciences (earth science), psychology (general, clinical, and industrial/organizational psychology), Spanish, and teaching English as a second language. The Master of Business Administration is awarded in four concentrations: economics/finance, general business administration, management, and technology and electronic commerce. The Master of Education and/or certification is available in early childhood education, elementary and secondary school counseling, elementary education, French, German, history, Latin, reading, school health, secondary education, Spanish, and special education. The Master of Music is offered in music education, music theory or composition, and performance. The Master of Science is offered in computer science, criminal justice, educational research, environmental health, higher education counseling, and physical education. The Master of Science in Administration is awarded in eight concentrations: health services, human resource management, leadership for women, long-term care, public administration, sport and athletic administration, training and development, and urban and regional planning. West Chester University also offers the Master of Public Health, the Master of Social Work, the Master of Science in Nursing, and the Master of Science in applied statistics degrees. Certificate programs are offered in administration, computer science, geography, gerontology, Holocaust and genocide studies, integrative health, leadership for women, literacy, music, teaching English as a second language, and teaching and learning with technology. A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ... MBA redirects here. ... The Master of Education (M.Ed or M.A.E.) is a degree conferred by American institutions for educators moving on in their field. ... The Master of Music (M.M. or M.Mus. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ...


Institute for Women

The Institute for Women is an independent body designed to represent the interests of women on the campus. It serves as the parent organization for the Women's Center, the Women's Studies Program, and the Title IX and Sex Discrimination Board. The institute is headed by a director and a Board of Directors. Nicole Foraker is the head of the board of directors and she oversees computer classes that talk about mail merging. This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, now known as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act in honor of its principal author, but more commonly known simply as Title IX, is a 76-word United States law enacted on June 23, 1972 that states: No person...


The institute sponsors a number of activities to enhance the self-esteem and career success of women at the University: the Woman-in-Residence Program, Grace Cochran Research on Women Award, Visiting Professor Program, Graduate Grant and Endowed Book Funds. The institute prepares periodic reports on the status of women at the University and has also secured Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship Grants for mature or second-career women. The Institute for Women is located in 211 Main Hall.


The Frederick Douglass Society

The Frederick Douglass Society of West Chester University is the organization of African-American faculty and staff at West Chester. Named in 1983 for one of the 19th century abolitionist the organization is oriented toward self-help and improvement by offering a collective voice in the affairs of the university. Its programs aim to stimulate other groups on campus to enrich the climate on campus. The society annually raises money for scholarship funds in order to increase the economic options available to the student body in general and to African Americans and other ethnic groups in particular. It also seeks to promote an intellectual standard that is rooted in the public mission of higher education. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ...


Factoid: Frederick Douglass gave his last public speech at West Chester University. Frederick Douglass, ca. ...


Off-Campus Programs

Through the Junior-Year-Abroad program, students may spend one or more semesters at the University of Ghana, Ghana; University of Edinburgh, Scotland; University of Wales, Swansea; University of Leeds, England; and Paul Valery University, France. West Chester also sponsors a number of annual courses, which include study abroad during spring, summer, and winter breaks. The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the five Ghanaian public universities. ... The University of Edinburgh (Scottish Gaelic: ), founded in 1582,[4] is a renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... The University of Wales, Swansea was founded in 1920 as University College, Swansea, the fourth college of the University of Wales, following the report of the Haldane Commission into University Education in Wales. ... The University of Leeds is a major teaching and research university, one of the largest in the United Kingdom with over 32,000 full-time students. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...


West Chester University participates in the National Student Exchange Program, in which students spend up to a year at any one of more than 170 member schools across the United States, broadening their cultural and academic horizons. Transfer of credit is a part of this program.


Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium

The Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium supports West Chester University by providing a grant for the Summer Space Program and through the support of two academic scholarships for West Chester University students enrolled in Mathematics and Science degree programs. Each academic year we seek applications from qualified students for the these scholarships. The applications are reviewed by a committee of three faculty members (Geography/Planning, Mathematics, Geology/Astronomy departments).


Marching Band

The West Chester University "Incomparable" Golden Rams Marching Band performs pre-game, halftime, or post-game at all home and select away WCU football games in Pennsylvania and in Delaware. In addition to games are parades and high school marching band competitions seen by fans throughout the course of a fall season. In previous years, the Golden Rams have performed in the Macy's parade, Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade, Philadelphia Eagles games and the annual Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown, PA. City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... The Collegiate Marching Band Festival, also called the CMBF, is an annual event held in Allentown, Pennsylvania, which showcases college and university marching bands of all sizes and styles from across the Northeastern United States. ...


Band members represent many states throughout the Northeastern U.S. and are enrolled in a variety of majors. Less than half of the 250+ marching members are music majors, comprising the Brass, Woodwinds, Drumline, Front Ensemble, and the Colorguard.


In addition West Chester University has four additional programs for students not only in the marching band but as well as other music ensembles. West Chester University currently has chapters of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Sigma Alpha Iota, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Tau Beta Sigma. Phi Mu Alpha (ΦΜΑ) Sinfonia is a collegiate social fraternity for men of musicianly character. ... Sigma Alpha Iota (ΣΑΙ) is a music fraternity for women. ... Kappa Kappa Psi is a national honorary band fraternity dedicated to serving college and university bands. ... Tau Beta Sigma is a co-educational national honorary band sorority dedicated to serving college and university bands. ...


More information on the marching band and their organizations can be found at www.goldenramsmarchingband.com


Athletics

The athletic teams at West Chester University of Pennsylvania are named The Golden Rams. Students participate in NCAA Division II athletics in the PSAC and the ECACconference. West Chester University has won national championships in women's basketball, women's lacrosse, women's swimming (the team was the DGWS champion in 1972), women's field hockey (including four AIAW titles from 1975-78), and men's soccer. West Chester won the first ever women's basketball national championship in 1969, defeating Western Carolina, 65-39, and was on the losing end in the final game each of the following three years. [2] NCAA redirects here. ... Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) is a College Athletic Conference which is made up exclusively of public schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ... The Eastern College Athletic Conference is a College Athletic Conference comprising schools that compete in 35 mens and womens sports. ... The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women was founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women’s athletics and to administer national championships. ... The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women was founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women’s athletics and to administer national championships. ...


In 1961, the Men's Soccer team won the NCAA Championship. Jerry Yeagley was a player on West Chester's championship team before going on to win six NCAA Championships and six National Coach of the Year Awards as the Men's Soccer coach at Indiana University. The NCAA began conducting a mens soccer national championship tournament in 1959 with an eight-team tournament. ... Jerry Yeagley (born October 1, 1940 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) was the coach of the Indiana University mens soccer team from 1973 to 2003. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ...


West Chester University's Football program has won 19 PSAC East championships (1960,1961,1963,1966,1967,1969,1970,1971,1972,1973,1974,1986,1987,1989,1992,1994,1999,2004,2007), has appeared in the NCAA Division II playoffs 8 times (4-8) (1988,1989,1992,1994,2004,2005,2006,2007), and was the ECAC team of the year in 2006 and 2007. Categories: Organization stubs | Canadian trade unions ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...


Alumni

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The Curtis Institute of Music is a conservatory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that offers courses of study leading to a performance Diploma, Bachelor of Music, Master of Music in Opera, and Professional Studies Certificate in Opera. ... Delaware Valley College is a small private college located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. ... Drexel University is an institution of higher learning and research located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Eastern University is a private, co-educational, and Christian university in Pennsylvania. ... Founded in 1895, Gratz College is a general college of Jewish studies offering a broad array of credentials and programs in virtually every area of higher Judaic learning to aspiring Jewish educators, communal professionals, lay people and others seeking to become more knowledgeable Judaically. ... Gwynedd-Mercy College is an independent, co-educational institution located in Gwynedd Valley of Lower Gwynedd Township, PA, 25 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia. ... Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. ... Holy Family University is a fully accredited Catholic, private, co-educational, four year commuter University located in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Immaculata University is a Catholic university on King Road in Malvern, Pennsylvania. ... La Salle University is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Named for St. ... Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is a four-year University located on 350 acres in southern Chester County. ... Manor College was founded by the Ukrainian Sisters of Saint Basil the Great in 1947. ... Moore College of Art & Design is over 155 years old. ... Neumann College is a private Catholic college located in Aston, PA. It was founded as Our Lady of Angels College with 115 students in 1965 by the Sisters of St. ... Peirce College is an educational institution of higher learning located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which caters primarily to working adults. ... Penn State Abington is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... Penn State Brandywine is a commonwealth campus of the Pennsylvania State University, located in Media, Pennsylvania. ... Penn State Great Valley is a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University. ... The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was founded in 1805 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by painter and scientist Charles Willson Peale, sculptor William Rush, and other artists and business leaders. ... The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) is one of the oldest optometry schools and throughout most of the 20th century has been a leader in both training and research. ... Philadelphia Biblical University is a school located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. ... Name Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia Established January 24, 1899 Community Urban Type Private coeducational Classification Medical Enrollment 1,300 President Matthew Schure, PhD School Colors Burgundy and Gray Motto Mens et Manus (The Mind and the Hand) Quarterly PCOM Pulse Website www. ... Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), located in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, is the only seminary affiliated with Reconstructionist Judaism. ... The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College is located in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Rosemont College is a womens college located in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. ... Rutgers redirects here. ... This article is about the university in the United States. ... Swarthmore College is a private, independent, liberal arts college in the United States with an enrollment of about 1,450 students. ... For the private Christian university in Tennessee, see Tennessee Temple University. ... Thomas Jefferson University is an independent medical school, health professions and medical research institution. ... The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, an umbrella designation used to refer to one of eight New Jersey state institutions of higher education in medicine. ... The University of the Arts (UArts) is one of the nation’s oldest universities dedicated to the arts. ... The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a variety of health-related disciplines, including pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, pharmacology, physical therapy, biology, chemistry, toxicology, cell biology, biochemistry, medical technology, and bioinformatics. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... Ursinus College is a liberal arts college in Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. ... Valley Forge Christian College is an Assemblies of God college founded in 1931 at the campgrounds of Maranatha Park in Green Lane, Pennsylvania. ... Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Westminster Theological Seminary is a Presbyterian and Reformed Christian graduate educational institution with campuses located in Glenside, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Philadelphia), and Dallas, Texas, and programs of study in New York City, and London. ... Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania. ...

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) is the second largest of the fourteen institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the fourth-largest university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
The University is located in West Chester, a community in southeastern Pennsylvania that is strategically located at the center of the mid-Atlantic corridor.
West Chester University participates in the National Student Exchange Program, in which students spend up to a year at any one of more than 170 member schools across the United States, broadening their cultural and academic horizons.
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania, is a public university located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, 36 miles (54 km) west by north of Philadelphia.
West Chester University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS).
West Chester became one of the 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education on July 1, 1983.
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