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Fairmont, West Virginia

Fairmont State University

Overview

Student Population
3,886
Fairmont State University overview
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
Religious Affiliation 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 
Fairmont State University overview
SAT 1020/1210
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.26
Applications Accepted
70.6% 
Fairmont State University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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%

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