Best West Virginia Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in West Virginia for 2022

There are 39 colleges and universities in West Virginia enrolling 135,730 students. Explore the list of top colleges in West Virginia below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in West Virginia offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 West Virginia is home to nationally ranked institutions like West Virginia University. The highest ranked college in West Virginia is West Virginia University and the top rated public state college is also West Virginia University.

Local college options can be explored in or other cities.


39 results

List of the Best West Virginia Colleges

West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 26,269enrollment
  • $13,087net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Charleston
C
Charleston, WV
University of Charleston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,967enrollment
  • $20,598net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 985-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.13Estimated Avg GPA

Marshall University
M
Huntington, WV
Marshall University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 11,958enrollment
  • $8,387net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 940-1145SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

West Virginia Wesleyan College
W
Buckhannon, WV
 
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,066enrollment
  • $19,843net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 880-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

West Liberty University
W
West Liberty, WV
 
West Liberty University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,481enrollment
  • $13,812net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 900-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
W
Montgomery, WV
West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,645enrollment
  • $10,151net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 900-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Bluefield State College
B
HBCU
Bluefield, WV
 
Bluefield State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,243enrollment
  • $11,451net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 850-1070SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Fairmont State University
F
Fairmont, WV
 
Fairmont State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,848enrollment
  • $10,608net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Concord University
C
Athens, WV
 
Concord University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,807enrollment
  • $8,677net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 790-1070SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

West Virginia State University
W
HBCU
Institute, WV
 
West Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,638enrollment
  • $12,399net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Alderson Broaddus College
A
Philippi, WV
 
Alderson Broaddus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 863enrollment
  • $20,080net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 850-1050SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Appalachian Bible College
A
Mount Hope, WV
 
Appalachian Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 225enrollment
  • $15,620net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.32Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 10

Bethany College
B
Bethany, WV
 
Bethany College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 576enrollment
  • $14,666net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 850-1090SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

Davis & Elkins College
D
Elkins, WV
 
Davis & Elkins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 738enrollment
  • $18,819net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due May 30

Glenville State College
G
Glenville, WV
 
Glenville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,583enrollment
  • $15,071net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Huntington Junior College
H
Huntington, WV
 
Huntington Junior College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 212enrollment
  • $9,972net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mountain State College
M
Parkersburg, WV
 
Mountain State College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23enrollment
  • $12,915net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Ohio Valley University
O
Vienna, WV
 
Ohio Valley University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 273enrollment
  • $15,520net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA