Tuition and Fees

Our programs are among the best educational values in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. Pennsylvania residents pay an affordable $1,548.00 per course. Out of state students pay just $1,578.00 in tuition per course. There are 10 courses in our program. This means that you may earn your degree for thousands less than at other comparable schools.

frozen tuition 2019-2020
We've frozen tuition costs for the last two years.   Tuition and fees for our programs are among the lowest in the Philadelphia region and nationwide.   
22k estimated investment
Your entire degree is estimated to cost approximately $22,000, including tuition, fees, and allowances for book and graduation expenses.
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Current course tuition for Pennsylvania residents is only $1,548.  Out-of-state tuition is just $1,578.

Current Tuition and Fees (2020-2021 Academic Year)

  Tuition Per 3 Credit Course Fees Per 3 Credit Course Total Cost Per 3 Credit Course*
In-State Residents (Online) $1,548.00 $561.00 $2,109.00
Out-Of-State Students (Online) $1,578.00 $601.50 $2,179.50

 

Comparing Tuition

Current tuition for Pennsylvania residents for a 3 credit course is only $1,548.00. It an extrememly competitive rate compared to other schools' published costs and fees. For out-of-state residents taking courses online the tuition is only 2% above the in-state tuition rate at $1,578.00. The table below illustrates how West Chester University's graduate tuition for Pennsylvania residents compares to other published tuition rates.*Note - comparative program costs in the chart below reflect 2020-2021 rates. Current rates will updated as information becomes available.

Current Tuition - For a single part-time 3-Credit course (tuition only for in-state residents)

School Course Tuition Fees Course + Fees Course Difference  # of Credits Total Cost Total Difference Source
West Chester $1,548.00 $561/course $2,109.00   30 $21,090.00    Source
St. Francis $2,625.00 tbd $2,625.00 $516.00 30 $26,250.00 $5,160.00 Source
Robert Morris $2,850.00 tbd $2,850.00 $741.00 30 $31,317.00 $7,410.00 Source
PSU World Campus $2,772.00 tbd $2,772.00 $978.00 33 $30,492.00 $9,402.00 Source
Temple $3,342.00 $168/semester $3,510.00 $1,401.00 30 $34,092.00 $13,002.00 Source
Moravian $2,893.00 $45/semester $2,938.00 $829.00 36 $34,896.00 $13,806.00 Source
St. Joseph's $3,321.00 tbd $3,321.00 $1,212.00 33 $36,531.00 $15,441.00 Source
Villanova $3,105.00 tbd $3,105.00 $996.00 36 $37,260.00 $16,170.00 Source

*Tuition and fees for 2020-2021 for other universities is based on the best available public information. The above chart is correct but is subject to revision. Tuition and fees are subject to change through the course of the program. Students will have other costs such as books which are not included in the figures shown above.

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