Student Population
West Virginia State University overview
 Location Institute, West Virginia
 Online wvstateu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
West Virginia State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Institute, West Virginia, West Virginia State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,924 prospective students applied, and 1,816 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 327 enrolled in the school.  1,694 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,998 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,712 plus fees of $500. WVSU is ranked 1174 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
West Virginia State University overview
SAT 880/1040
ACT 17/22
GPA 2.89
Applications Accepted
West Virginia State University overview
Applications Due Aug 10, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for West Virginia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,621
Other Fees$500
Room and Board $12,366
Budget for Other Expenses$2,386
Total One Year Cost$24,585


Average Salary After 10 Years
$32,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
25% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Virginia State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 23%
Business 17%
Education 10%
Communication 9%
Psychology 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237899 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia State University.