June 23, 2020WCU Among the Nation's Top Universities

College Consensus Ranks WCU Among the Nation’s Top Universities

Nationally, West Chester University is among the top 100 best public universities and top 100 best value universities according to College Consensus’ newest 2020 rankings.

College Consensus’ methodology is to compile rankings from Forbes, Money, U.S. News, Wallethub, WSJ/Times Higher Education, and Washington Monthly. The organization says they only utilize reputable student review sites that include an overall review score for each school. These currently include Cappex, My Plan, Niche, Students Review, and Unigo. College Consensus provides an aggregate score based on all of a university’s rankings which, they argue, gives equal weight to the perspectives of both experts and real students.

WCU appears on the following lists at the ranking indicated.


#82 Best Public Colleges & Universities  – Nationwide

#84 Best Value Colleges & Universities

#37 Best Colleges for Veterans

#59 Best Online Graduate Schools

#14 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans With an identical score as Shippensburg, WCU technically ties for #13 but is listed in alphabetical order.

#35 Best Online Doctoral Programs

#18 Best Online Master’s Early Childhood Education


#79 Best Regional Universities – North

#4 Best Online Colleges & Universities in Pennsylvania


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