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WCU Classes & Instructors

Classroom Environment
Students per Faculty 19 to 1
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students 60%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 93%
Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty 679
% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female 54%
% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color 14%
% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study 86%

Campus-based Housing

85% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls. 36% of all undergraduates live on campus.

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Campus Safety

The University Department of Public Safety consists of 23 police officers, 29 security officers and clerical staff. The department operates 24/7 year-round and is responsible for police services, physical and electronic security, emergency management and planning, threat assessment, emergency dispatch and parking management. Its officers receive annual training in emergency response and Pennsylvania Code updates. All residence halls and many other campus buildings are access controlled, and approximately 750 security cameras are strategically located around campus.

Campus Crime Statistics

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