Best West Virginia Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in West Virginia for 2020

There are 39 colleges and universities in West Virginia enrolling 138,625 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. Ranking methodology is outlined on the data discussion 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.

The highest ranked college in West Virginia is Ohio Valley University and the top rated public state college is West Virginia University.

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39 results found

List of the Best West Virginia Colleges

Ohio Valley University
O
Vienna, WV
 
Ohio Valley University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 509enrollment
  • $17,613net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA
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University of Charleston
C
Charleston, WV
University of Charleston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,623enrollment
  • $12,786net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV
West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 26,864enrollment
  • $11,486net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
West Virginia Wesleyan College
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Buckhannon, WV
 
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,294enrollment
  • $18,362net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
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Alderson Broaddus College
A
Philippi, WV
 
Alderson Broaddus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 911enrollment
  • $17,794net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
West Liberty University
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West Liberty, WV
 
West Liberty University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,526enrollment
  • $12,293net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 820-1300SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
West Virginia University Institute of Technology
W
Montgomery, WV
West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,755enrollment
  • $8,447net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1190SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
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Appalachian Bible College
A
Mount Hope, WV
 
Appalachian Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 263enrollment
  • $16,207net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.32*Avg GPA
Davis & Elkins College
D
Elkins, WV
 
Davis & Elkins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 793enrollment
  • $18,220net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Wheeling Jesuit University
W
Wheeling, WV
 
Wheeling Jesuit University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,171enrollment
  • $18,250net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
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Shepherd University
S
Shepherdstown, WV
 
Shepherd University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,648enrollment
  • $9,352net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
Marshall University
M
Huntington, WV
Marshall University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 13,204enrollment
  • $9,057net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Bethany College
B
Bethany, WV
 
Bethany College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 581enrollment
  • $18,783net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 890-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
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Concord University
C
Athens, WV
 
Concord University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,040enrollment
  • $9,000net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Fairmont State University
F
Fairmont, WV
 
Fairmont State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,947enrollment
  • $8,821net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA
Bluefield State College
B
Bluefield, WV
 
Bluefield State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,275enrollment
  • $8,604net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
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West Virginia State University
W
Institute, WV
 
West Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,692enrollment
  • $7,370net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.89Avg GPA
Glenville State College
G
Glenville, WV
 
Glenville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,586enrollment
  • $12,591net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA