West Chester University of Pennsylvania Rankings by Salary Score

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania's Top Rankings

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is ranked on 7 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for WCU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 86 99% 99% $25,000 $57,410 86
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 25 100% 100% $27,000 $38,290 25
Anthropology 10 100% 100% Not Reported $20,140 10
Biology, General 93 98% 98% $25,000 $36,850 93
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61 98% 98% $20,500 $45,380 61
Business/Managerial Economics 68 96% 96% $20,500 $52,300 68
Chemistry 86 100% 100% Not Reported $46,090 86
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 28 83% 83% $24,500 $22,190 28
Computer and Information Sciences, General 68 96% 96% $20,500 $65,130 68
Criminal Justice and Corrections 76 99% 99% $22,050 $40,330 76
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 51 98% 98% $24,630 $33,570 51
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 8 95% 95% Not Reported $16,940 8
English Language and Literature, General 74 98% 98% $21,500 $33,170 74
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 69 100% 100% Not Reported $32,120 69
Finance and Financial Management Services 63 98% 98% $22,250 $53,910 63
Fine and Studio Arts 88 98% 98% $25,000 $32,390 88
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 40 99% 99% $21,500 $46,770 40
Geography and Cartography 83 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 83
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 57 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 57
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 46 99% 99% $25,000 $29,690 46
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 97 98% 98% $20,500 $58,220 97
History 61 100% 100% $27,000 $32,660 61
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 59 97% 97% $24,800 $34,570 59
Mathematics 54 100% 100% $26,000 $47,000 54
Music 97 100% 100% $27,000 $40,320 97
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 92 100% 100% Not Reported $51,480 92
Philosophy 47 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 47
Political Science and Government 42 96% 96% $23,250 $33,990 42
Psychology, General 57 97% 97% $20,680 $30,770 57
Public Health 77 100% 100% $27,000 $39,370 77
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62 99% 99% $19,000 $68,990 62
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 88 99% 99% $23,870 $38,290 88
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39 100% 100% Not Reported $30,770 39
Social Work 62 100% 100% $24,000 $33,460 62
Sociology 40 97% 97% Not Reported $31,130 40
Special Education and Teaching 93 100% 100% $27,000 $45,090 93
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 88 99% 99% $24,630 $41,670 88

Salary Scores for WCU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78 98% 98% $20,500 $87,820 78
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 35 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 35
Criminal Justice and Corrections 35 100% 100% Not Reported $44,360 35
English Language and Literature, General 61 100% 100% Not Reported $41,990 61
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 54 100% 100% Not Reported $42,960 54
Music 97 100% 100% Not Reported $55,510 97
Psychology, General 78 97% 97% Not Reported $52,110 78
Public Health 38 99% 99% $23,200 $50,500 38
Social Work 77 97% 97% $41,000 $49,940 77
Special Education and Teaching 65 97% 97% Not Reported $53,180 65
Statistics 46 100% 100% Not Reported $85,760 46
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 51 100% 100% $30,780 $44,910 51
Systems Science and Theory 12 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73 96% 96% Not Reported $51,480 73
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 62 100% 100% Not Reported $52,420 62

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