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The West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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I love WCU! It presents in-state students anQuite BrightPolitical Science
I love WCU! It presents in-state students an opportunity to a valuable degree at a valuable price. This is especially important if you are aspiring to acheive a graduate degree as I am. Most of my professors have been approachable and personable, save a few. Also, all but one has had his/her doctorate. The campus is compact but visually appealing. The university is currently putting up or renovating a good deal of the campus and many new facilities will be available in the next few years. Many students stay on the weekends and there is usually something to do to stu entertained (whether you choose to drink or not). The town has many good restaurants and shops and becomes even more fun once you turn 21.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2012
Individual Value: A, Campus Maintenance: C+
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I am getting ready to graduate from WCUQuite BrightPolitical Science
I am getting ready to graduate from WCU this May and let me tell you, I have loved this place for the past four years and I am going to miss it. If you like to party then there is always something going on on the weekends as long as you know the right people. Just watch out because the West Chester Police are always looking to bust kids for underage drinking. But everything from homecoming to greek week, to the town is just great. Also, this place is the best place to be when you turn 21. There are 12 bars in a 4 block radius and they are a ten minute walk from the heart of the campus.

I have really enjoyed it here, the poli sci department was not as challenging as I thought it would be but hey what are you gonna do? The classes are usually pretty small if you are into that, I would say around 40 people per class unless you get a big one like psychology which has 150. Good luck with the nursing program if you want to do that because that is the hardest one to get into. I know a lot of people that had to come in undeclared and wait for spots to open up.If you like to party and you are outgoing and will go out and meet new people then come to West Chester, it's a great school and I have had a ton of fun the past four years that I have been here. Oh yeah if you are an incoming freshmen get a job as soon as you can, they are pretty hard to get here and it's a good way to meet people already established here if you want to find parties and meet new people.

4th Year Male -- Class 2010
Social Life: A+, Perceived Campus Safety: D
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Great time and aQuite BrightPolitical Science
Great time and a great education, staff is very approachable and the town of West Chester is a very afluent community, with many great restaurants and things to do, close to Philly without the negatives such as the dirtyness and crime, def best PA state school!
3rd Year Male -- Class 2009
Individual Value: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: C+
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