History at West Chester University of Pennsylvania
WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and approximately 17,719 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,694 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 39 of them were history majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
WCUPA History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
WCUPA History Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at WCUPA compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at WCUPA is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best History Master’s Degree Schools||64|
|Best History Schools||104|
History Student Demographics at WCUPA
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
WCUPA History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
WCUPA History Master’s Program
Of the students who received a history master's degree from WCUPA, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
WCUPA also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
History majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- Communication & Journalism
- Social Sciences
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|High School Teachers||50,460||$64,830|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||600||$42,700|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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