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#7 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
3,947
Fairmont State University overview
Location Fairmont, West Virginia
Online fairmontstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Fairmont State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 1002 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

3/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes

Fairmont State is rated within the lower 27% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Fairmont State University overview
SAT 900/1090
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.26
Applications Accepted
94.8% 
Fairmont State University overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$5,408
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
$12,816
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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Outcomes

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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237367 IPEDS survey data for Fairmont State University.