College Costs in West Virginia

The 2024 Directory of West Virginia Colleges and Prices

West Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in West Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in West Virginia was $11,479 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $3,651 lower than the U.S. average and ranks West Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 37th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$327 from the 2019-2020 average of $11,806 and represents a -2.77% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of West Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 39 colleges and universities in West Virginia, the most popular being American Public University System with 3,062 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,840. West Virginia Wesleyan College is the most expensive in West Virginia with an in-state tuition of $31,384.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


39 results

West Virginia University
W
Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

$8,976 Tuition

#1 Best Value in West Virginia

  • 25,474enrollment
  • $13,087net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Marshall University
M
Huntington, WV

Marshall University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$7,190 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 11,023enrollment
  • $8,387net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 10

West Virginia State University
W
HBCU
Institute, WV
 

West Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,912 Tuition

#9 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 3,415enrollment
  • $12,399net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

University of Charleston
C
Charleston, WV

University of Charleston

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$30,900 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in West Virginia

  • 2,926enrollment
  • $20,598net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 985-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.13Estimated Avg GPA

Shepherd University
S
Shepherdstown, WV
 

Shepherd University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,790 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in West Virginia

  • 3,015enrollment
  • $10,685net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Concord University
C
Athens, WV
 

Concord University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,130 Tuition

#7 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 1,749enrollment
  • $8,677net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 890-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

West Liberty University
W
West Liberty, WV
 

West Liberty University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,345 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 2,291enrollment
  • $13,812net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 890-1175SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Alderson Broaddus College
A
Philippi, WV
 

Alderson Broaddus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$29,720 Tuition

 

  • 828enrollment
  • $20,080net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

West Virginia Wesleyan College
W
Buckhannon, WV
 

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,384 Tuition

#2 Best Private Colleges in West Virginia

  • 1,054enrollment
  • $19,843net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 968-1180SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
B
Martinsburg, WV
 

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$408 Tuition

 

  • 4,060enrollment
  • $5,896net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 10

Fairmont State University
F
Fairmont, WV
 

Fairmont State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,946 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 3,562enrollment
  • $10,608net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Glenville State College
G
Glenville, WV
 

Glenville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,886 Tuition

 

  • 1,557enrollment
  • $15,071net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Wheeling Jesuit University
W
Wheeling, WV
 

Wheeling Jesuit University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$29,090 Tuition

 

  • 700enrollment
  • $30,366net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Davis & Elkins College
D
Elkins, WV
 

Davis & Elkins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$29,280 Tuition

 

  • 661enrollment
  • $18,819net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

American Public University System
A
Charles Town, WV
 

American Public University System

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,840 Tuition

 

  • 48,298enrollment
  • $11,503net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Bethany College
B
Bethany, WV
 

Bethany College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$29,680 Tuition

#3 Best Value Colleges in West Virginia

  • 559enrollment
  • $14,666net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 870-1110SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

Bluefield State College
B
HBCU
Bluefield, WV
 

Bluefield State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,434 Tuition

#6 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 1,358enrollment
  • $11,451net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 880-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

West Virginia Northern Community College
W
Wheeling, WV
 

West Virginia Northern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,504 Tuition

 

  • 1,099enrollment
  • $4,155net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA