|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.
|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.