West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia

Overview

AddressRte 25
School Websitewww.wvstateu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

West Virginia State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Institute, 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, 1,924 students applied to West Virginia State University. Of those students, 1,816 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in West Virginia State University was $7,712, in addition to fees of $500. 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 Virginia State University.

West Virginia State University has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The West Virginia State University acceptance rate is 94%. To put this into perspective, 1,816 of the 1,924 students who applied to West Virginia State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in West Virginia State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into West Virginia State University had an SAT score between the range of 880 and 1,040. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for West Virginia State University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to West Virginia 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 West Virginia State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,712. Combined with fees of $500, room and board costs of $12,366, other expenses of $2,386 and the $1,621 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,585.

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 $17,666 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in West Virginia State University to $34,039 for out-of-state students.

Students at West Virginia State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at West Virginia State University was $4,804 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 55%.

West Virginia State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

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

West Virginia State University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are West Virginia residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in West Virginia. However, 18% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at West Virginia State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from West Virginia State University to thrive in your studies.

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