#5 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia

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Student Population
West Liberty University overview
Location West Liberty, West Virginia
Online westliberty.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
West Liberty University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in West Liberty, West Virginia, West Liberty University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,829 prospective students applied, and 1,292 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 465 enrolled in the school.  1,994 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 532 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,990 plus fees of $0. West Liberty University is ranked 862 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



West Liberty University is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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ACT 17/24
GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
In State Costs for West Liberty University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,645
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,614
Budget for Other Expenses$4,035
Total One Year Cost$23,284
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for West Liberty University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,645
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,614
Budget for Other Expenses$4,035
Total One Year Cost$31,224

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Liberty University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 20%
Education 18%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

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