Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia

Overview

Address1201 Locust Ave
School Websitewww.fairmontstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Fairmont State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Fairmont, West Virginia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,409 students applied to Fairmont State University. Of those students, 2,283 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Fairmont State University was $5,408, in addition to fees of $2,106. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Fairmont State University.

Fairmont State University has a 35% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Fairmont State University acceptance rate is 95%. To put this into perspective, 2,283 of the 2,409 students who applied to Fairmont State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Fairmont State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Fairmont State University had an SAT score between the range of 900 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Fairmont State University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Fairmont State University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Fairmont State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,408. Combined with fees of $2,106, room and board costs of $9,004, other expenses of $2,000 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $19,518.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,324 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Fairmont State University to $28,328 for out-of-state students.

Students at Fairmont State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Fairmont State University was $4,805 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 46%.

Fairmont State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Fairmont State University.

Fairmont State University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are West Virginia residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in West Virginia. However, 11% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Fairmont State University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Fairmont State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 18% students enroll at Fairmont State University part-time; the other 3,217 students enrolled full-time.

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