Glenville State College

Glenville, WV, USA
4.18 Average Rating

Glenville State College is a public, 4-year institution established in rural West Virginia. GSC, also known as the Lighthouse on the Hill, exclusively serves undergraduate students and maintains a student body of nearly 2,000 scholars. GSC’s academic catalog includes 22 bachelor degree programs, five associate degree programs, and three online degree programs in Education, Business, Land Resources, Music, and more. The 325-acre campus features the newly-built Waco Center which is home to a 3,000-seat sports arena, state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, and a new library space.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
69%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
86%
Out-Of-State Students
20%
73%
Submitting ACT
12%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 913
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,641
Total Number of Undergrads
1,641
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
60%
20-39 Students
37%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
10%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
29%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,061
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,342
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,558
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,942
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
92%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,459
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
92%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,556
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,839

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
73%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,370
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$11,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$248
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
58%
42%
Student Organizations
46
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
28%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Pioneers
School Colors
White/Royal Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mountain East Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.18 Average Rating
glenville has a wonderful learning environment. great classes and teachers. and wonderful students.
Miranda from Glenville, WV
This college is a great institution. After the first week of classes the professors know your name and your background. If you work as hard as you can and take time to study you will succeed at GSC!
Olivia from Glenville, WV

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