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West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
26,864
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Location Morgantown, West Virginia
Online wvu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Morgantown, West Virginia, West Virginia University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,639 prospective students applied, and 15,211 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,732 enrolled in the school.  23,846 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,018 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,856 plus fees of $0. WVU is ranked 470 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

WVU is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for West Virginia University within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1050/1240
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
81.6% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$8,856
In State Costs for West Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,918
Budget for Other Expenses$2,620
Total One Year Cost$23,294
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,950
Out of State Costs for West Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,918
Budget for Other Expenses$2,620
Total One Year Cost$39,388

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by West Virginia University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 12%
Engineering 11%
General Studies 10%
Communication 9%
Health Professions 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238032 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia University.

Current students may use the West Virginia University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.