West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Overview

AddressPO Box 6201
School Websitewww.wvu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

West Virginia University is a large public, 4-year college based in Morgantown, West Virginia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 18,639 students applied to West Virginia University. Of those students, 15,211 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in West Virginia University was $8,856. 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 University.

West Virginia University has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The West Virginia University acceptance rate is 82%. To put this into perspective, 15,211 of the 18,639 students who applied to West Virginia University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in West Virginia University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into West Virginia University had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,240. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for West Virginia University was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

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

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At West Virginia University, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,856. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $10,918, other expenses of $2,620 and the $900 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $23,294.

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 $24,950 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in West Virginia University to $39,388 for out-of-state students.

Students at West Virginia University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at West Virginia University was $4,790 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 26%.

West Virginia University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

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

West Virginia University has a good gender split, with 49% of undergraduates being female and 51% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 52% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 46% of students come from in-state and 2% 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 University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from West Virginia University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 11% students enroll at West Virginia University part-time; the other 23,846 students enrolled full-time.

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