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Tuition Waiver & Reimbursement

West Chester University promotes lifelong learning by offering tuition waiver and reimbursement for eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Our degree and certificate programs provide opportunities for employees and their dependents to enhance their knowledge and skills for advancement. The tuition benefit covers tuition and select applicable fees.


Learn About the Benefit

The Tuition Waiver benefit is available to the following employee groups. Employee and dependent eligibility varies by group.

Eligible NonRepresented employees may also pursue advanced degrees through our Manager Graduate Degree Reimbursement Program

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Explore Programs

With over 180 diverse academic opportunities available to employees, WCU offers undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and certification programs designed to help you advance and achieve your professional goals. Classes are offered in-person, online and in a hybrid format to offer flexibility and accommodate busy schedules.

Find Your Path



Eligible employees can apply for a tuition waiver at WCU. Select employees and/or their dependents may also attend another PASSHE University. The tuition waiver is not available to a dependent who already holds an undergraduate degree from WCU or other university/college.

Before submitting a tuition waiver application, please click the employee group under Learn About the Benefit above to check for eligibility. Contact with questions.

Once accepted into the University, qualified employees seeking a waiver should initiate the process. Qualified dependents seeking a tuition waiver should initiate the process (not the employee).

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