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Fairmont State University


Overview

Student Population
3,886
 Location Fairmont, West Virginia
 Online fairmontstate.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fairmont, West Virginia, Fairmont State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,630 prospective students applied, and 1,857 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 763 enrolled in the school.  3,217 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 669 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,216 plus fees of $1,734. Fairmont State is ranked 1142 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1020/1210
ACT18/23
GPA3.26
Applications Accepted
70.6%
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$5,216
In State Costs for Fairmont State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,734
Room and Board $9,656
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$19,606
Out of State Tuition
$12,720
Out of State Costs for Fairmont State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,734
Room and Board $9,656
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$27,110

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
33% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Fairmont State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 21%
Business 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Education 8%
Engineering Technology 8%