Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia


Student Population
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Location Fairmont, West Virginia
Online fairmontstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Fairmont State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 2,409 prospective students applied, and 2,283 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 840 enrolled in the school.  3,217 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 730 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,408 plus fees of $2,106. Fairmont State is ranked 1156 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 900/1090
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.26
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Fairmont State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,106
Room and Board $9,004
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$19,518
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Fairmont State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,106
Room and Board $9,004
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$26,926

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

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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%

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