West Chester University of Pennsylvania Rankings Based on Salary

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania ranks better than 71% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania ranks better than only 48% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at West Chester University

We calculated a salary score for each of West Chester University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at West Chester University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for WCU Bachelor's Degrees

WCU ranks higher than 71% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 86% $25,000 $57,405 86%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 25% $27,000 $38,289 25%
Anthropology 10% Not Reported $20,140 10%
Biology, General 93% $25,000 $36,848 93%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61% $20,500 $45,383 61%
Business/Managerial Economics 68% $20,500 $52,299 68%
Chemistry 86% Not Reported $46,087 86%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 28% $24,500 $22,192 28%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 68% $20,500 $65,131 68%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 76% $22,047 $40,329 76%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 51% $24,633 $33,565 51%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 8% Not Reported $16,940 8%
English Language and Literature, General 74% $21,500 $33,171 74%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 69% Not Reported $32,119 69%
Finance and Financial Management Services 63% $22,250 $53,914 63%
Fine and Studio Arts 88% $25,000 $32,391 88%
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 40% $21,500 $46,774 40%
Geography and Cartography 83% Not Reported $42,682 83%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 57% Not Reported $38,289 57%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 46% $25,000 $29,685 46%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 97% $20,500 $58,221 97%
History 61% $27,000 $32,658 61%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 59% $24,796 $34,567 59%
Mathematics 54% $26,000 $46,999 54%
Music 97% $27,000 $40,318 97%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 92% Not Reported $51,482 92%
Philosophy 47% Not Reported $29,685 47%
Political Science and Government 42% $23,250 $33,993 42%
Psychology, General 57% $20,677 $30,771 57%
Public Health 77% $27,000 $39,369 77%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62% $19,000 $68,993 62%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 88% $23,874 $38,289 88%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39% Not Reported $30,771 39%
Social Work 62% $24,000 $33,459 62%
Sociology 40% Not Reported $31,133 40%
Special Education and Teaching 93% $27,000 $45,094 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 88% $24,631 $41,671 88%

Salary Scores for WCU Master's Degrees

WCU ranks higher than 60% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78% $20,500 $87,815 78%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 35% Not Reported $53,358 35%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 35% Not Reported $44,356 35%
English Language and Literature, General 61% Not Reported $41,992 61%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 54% Not Reported $42,961 54%
Music 97% Not Reported $55,512 97%
Psychology, General 78% Not Reported $52,107 78%
Public Health 38% $23,202 $50,499 38%
Social Work 77% $41,000 $49,939 77%
Special Education and Teaching 65% Not Reported $53,179 65%
Statistics 46% Not Reported $85,760 46%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 51% $30,784 $44,910 51%
Systems Science and Theory 12% Not Reported $48,823 12%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73% Not Reported $51,482 73%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 62% Not Reported $52,420 62%

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 8/13/2020

The graphic design program at West Chester University is a major scam. Extremely primitive. Does not level up to other school programs, and does not prepare you for the field. The professors that are head of the graphics department have very low level understanding of the Adobe programs, and we were encouraged to look into signing up for external programs online to learn more and teach ourselves.

jay 11/6/2019

I attended school here from 2014-2018. I had an amazing experience at WCU and wouldn't change it for the world. For the most part professor are passionate and helpful. The only professors I didn't love were for my science courses (I took about 6 science classes) They really didn't know how to teach the material. They just read from slides and that was basically it. Once you get into upper level courses it becomes more close knit with your classmates and professors. Good party/bar school that is for sure! The... Read More