Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
57% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for West Virginia University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 32% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 52% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 57% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from West Virginia University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. West Virginia University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,600 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending West Virginia University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $38,000 per year
after 7 years $41,000 per year
after 8 years $44,700 per year
after 9 years $47,400 per year
after 10 years $50,600 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former West Virginia University students who are working and no longer in school is $50,600, which is 48% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$24,001
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
52%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$248 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
59% vs. 47% national average

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