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Registrar

Address:
Kershner Student Service Center
25 University Ave
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-3541
Fax: 610-436-2370


NOTICE: WCU email is our primary and official form of communication.

General: registrar@wcupa.edu
Non-Degree: ugradnondegree@wcupa.edu
Transcripts: transcripts@wcupa.edu
Transfer Credits: transfercredits@wcupa.edu


Hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8am-4pm
Wed: 9am-4pm


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Advanced Placement

  • In order to receive credit for AP (Advanced Placement) at West Chester University, incoming students must have College Board send their official Student Score Report for Colleges and Universities to the Office of the Registrar, West Chester University, 25 University Avenue, West Chester, PA 19383.
  • The Advanced Placement Examination Form lists the Advanced Placement Examination subject title, the required minimum score, the course equivalent and number of credits that will be awarded if the minimum score is attained

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP): Student Information

West Chester University only accepts official scores that are sent directly from College Board. We cannot evaluate scores received in any other manner, including on another school's transcript.

West Chester University accepts scores in the 50th percentile and above. For CLEP foreign language exams, a score in at least the 63rd percentile is required for the second level of the exam.

Ready to Take the Exam?

Registration and Payment Information

  • Register and pay for your CLEP exam on College Board's website.
  • Remember to take your REGISTRATION TICKET to the TEST CENTER on TEST DAY.
  • Pay the West Chester University $12 administrative fee at the Office of the Bursar (fee is subject to change). You may use cash or check for payment. Checks must be made payable to "West Chester University."
  • After paying your WCU portion, take your receipt along with your registration ticket to the testing center the day of the test.

After Exam Has Been Completed

  • After you have completed your exam, scores will be viewable online. Please note, scores will not be available in paper format.
  • College Board will send all scores (Pass or Fail) to West Chester University. Tests that have been successfully completed will then be posted to students accounts by the Registrar's Office within 2 business days of receipt from College Board.
    • Note: College Board mails official scores within three weeks of completing the exam to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Please be sure to view your myWCU unofficial transcript for test credit.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Credit

IBO.org
Only scores of 5-7 will be considered for IB diploma tests. See below for a list of IB exams and minimum scores.

Biology
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: BIO 110
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: Additional documentation can be submitted to the Biology department for potential additional credit.

Business Management
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: MGT 200
Credits: 3

Chemistry
Minimum Score: N/A
WCU Equivalent: Not Transferable
Credits: N/A

Computer Science
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: CSC 141* or CSC 199
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: Credit for CSC141 can only be awarded if option 1 was completed. Official transcript is required as documentation.

Dance
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: DAN 150
Credits: 3

Economics
Minimum Score: N/A
WCU Equivalent: Not Transferable
Credits: N/A

English A
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: CLS 165
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: IB English 3 & 4

English A/B
Minimum Score: N/A
WCU Equivalent: Not Transferable
Credits: N/A
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the English Department for review. Please note that only coursework with texts and writing in English will be considered.

Geography
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: GEO 199
Credits: 3 credits Standard Level/6 credits Higher Level

History
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: HIS 199
Credits: 3

Language A1
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: 199 in specific language (Excludes English)
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Department of Languages and Cultures for potential, more specific credit.

Language A2
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: 199 in specific language (Excludes English)
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Department of Languages and Cultures for potential, more specific credit.

Language AB
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: 199 in specific language (Excludes English)
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Department of Languages and Cultures for potential, more specific credit.

Language B
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: 199 in specific language (Excludes English)
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Department of Languages and Cultures for potential, more specific credit.

Mathematical Studies
Minimum Score: N/A
WCU Equivalent: N/A
Credits: N/A

Mathematics
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: Standard Level - MAT 108; Higher Level - MAT 161
Credits: Standard Level - 3; Higher Level - 4
Additional Comments: For Higher Level Only: The student can submit additional documentation to the Mathematics Department for potential, additional credit.

Music
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: MHL 121
Credits: 3

Philosophy
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: PHI 199
Credits: 3

Physics
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: PHY 199
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Physics department for potential, more specific credit.

Psychology
Minimum Score: 6
WCU Equivalent: PSY 100
Credits: 3

Social and Cultural Anthropology
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: ANT 102
Credits: 3
Additional Comments: The student can submit additional documentation to the Anthropology/Sociology department for potential, additional credit for the higher level exam.

Theater
Minimum Score: 5
WCU Equivalent: THA 101
Credits: 3

Visual Arts
Minimum Score: N/A
WCU Equivalent: None
Credits: N/A
Additional Comments: The student must submit a portfolio to the Art Department for evaluation

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