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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
West Virginia University overview
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 18,202 prospective students applied, and 15,340 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,949 enrolled in the school.  23,846 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,018 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,976 plus fees of $0. WVU is ranked 488 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

WVU is rated within the top 46% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1030/1230
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
84.3% 
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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
$8,976
In State Costs for West Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,062
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$23,738
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,320
Out of State Costs for West Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,062
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$40,082

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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.