West Chester University, is a leading public comprehensive university that excels in teacher education, business, health, natural and social sciences, music and the arts. The University is recognized as both a top regional university and a top public university in the north, a top university for veterans, and a top 100 best buy. Founded in 1871, WCU is committed to high quality education at every level through more than 180 undergraduate and graduate study options including certificates, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and doctoral programs.

Teacher Preparation at WCU

The College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University prepares highly-skilled and ethical professionals to become fair-minded critical thinkers and change agents who act with integrity in the pursuit of knowledge and strive for excellence in the field of education. We foster a culture of reflection, evidenced-based practices, intellectual discourse, and respect for human diversity, empowering students to make a significant impact on the world. Our goal is to graduate leaders in the field of education who advance social justice and address the contemporary challenges of a global society. West Chester University began its storied history as a teachers college. Today, we remain committed to our original goals and pursue the highest standards of teacher education. For more information about the program at WCU, click here.

WW Teaching Fellows attend class at West Chester’s Philadelphia campus and complete their clinical placement in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP).

Tuition and Assistance

The estimated cost of tuition for Fellows at the West Chester is $16,000.40 both for Pennsylvania residents and non-residents. Click here for more Pennsylvania partner university tuition information.


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