All graduate programs require the following:
In addition, some programs require the following (see specific requirements for each program):
All corresponding materials should be sent directly to:
Office of Graduate Studies
McKelvie Hall, 102 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383-2600
The applicant is responsible for assuring that all necessary materials are received by the Office of Graduate Studies by the recommended application deadlines.
All application materials become the property of West Chester University and may not be returned or forwarded to another institution.
A $50 fee must be paid online when submitting your application. The application fee is nonrefundable and cannot be credited toward any charges if you subsequently register as a student. The on-line application cannot be processed without credit card information.
Graduate Assistantships offer graduate students at West Chester University an opportunity to work in Academic affairs, Student Affairs, and Administrative Services areas. Students selected for graduate assistantships awards will receive tuition remission in 3 credit units (each unit requiring 5 hours of work per week) and a stipend of $625 per 3 credit unit. Please note, students are responsible for any additional fees charged in excess of tuition. For questions about the Graduate Assistantship process, contact Graduate Assistantships.
Applicants who have been accepted into a degree program should contact the graduate coordinator of that program to inquire about the availability of an assistantship. Assistantships are also offered by the Center for Academic Excellence, Residence Life and Housing, the Academic Computing Center, and other offices. Please contact these offices or the Office of Graduate Studies for additional information.
Students interested in receiving a graduate assistantship must apply no later than April 15 for fall semester and October 15 for spring semester. Please check the appropriate field on the application.