West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia

West Liberty University Overview

Student population

Address208 University Drive
West Liberty, WV
School Websitewww.westliberty.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Fringe

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

West Liberty University is a small public, 4-year college based in West Liberty, 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, 1,857 students applied to West Liberty University. Of those students, 1,288 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in West Liberty University was $7,680. 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 West Liberty University.

West Liberty University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

West Liberty University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The West Liberty University acceptance rate is 69%. To put this into perspective, 1,288 of the 1,857 students who applied to West Liberty University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in West Liberty University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into West Liberty University had an SAT score between the range of 820 and 1,300. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for West Liberty University was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

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

West Liberty University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Books and Supplies$
Room and Board$
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Total one year cost$
Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At West Liberty University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,680. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $9,406, other expenses of $4,571 and the $1,645 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students 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 $15,620 in tuition.

Students at West Liberty University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at West Liberty University was $4,906 last year, with 46% of students being awarded federal aid.

West Liberty University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to West Liberty University.

West Liberty University has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are West Virginia residents; in fact, 53% of all students reside in West Virginia. However, 33% of students come from out-of-state and 14% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at West Liberty University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

West Liberty University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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