West Chester University of Pennsylvania South Campus - West Chester, PA
West Chester, a small borough in southeastern Pennsylvania, is a picture-perfect college town. The community is near some of the nation’s most treasured historic sites, including Valley Forge National Historical Park and Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site.
Historical architecture is everywhere in West Chester – especially along Church Street, which passes through the heart of the West Chester University campus. West Chester University was established in 1871 and is located roughly 25 miles west of Philadelphia. The West Chester State College Quadrangle Historic District includes several buildings, including Philips Memorial Building, Recitation Hall, and the Old Library.
Rent an apartment near West Chester University and enjoy all the area has to offer, from a gorgeous downtown to nearby historic parks to explore. The Golden Rams are a great team to cheer on for college sports fans. They are part of NCAA Division II and the Golden Rams have won several national championships in women’s swimming, lacrosse, basketball, and field hockey; men’s teams have won in soccer, boxing, and football. The football team has won 20 PSAC East championships and has played in nine NCAA Division II playoff games.