West Virginia State University

Institute, WV, USA
3.48 Average Rating

West Virginia State University is a public, historically black college established in Institute, West Virginia. Academic studies at WVSU are divided into four colleges: the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Business and Social Sciences, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the College of Professional Studies. The university features a First-Year Academic Advising Center, which is committed to assisting freshmen and undecided majors in their college careers. Eligible high school students can enroll in WVSU’s 1+3 Program to earn up to 30 college credit hours while attending high school.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
71%
Out-Of-State Students
15%
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100
96%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 927
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 17, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,514
Total Number of Undergrads
3,433
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
5%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
22%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,490
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,546
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,550
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,155
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
45
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.48 Average Rating
west virginia state university is challenging at times. however, i never feel that a teacher is willing to move on unless i grasp the material. i feel confident in my abilites to both perform at be assisted at the university.
Elizabeth from Charleston, WV
West Virginia State University is a wonderful educational opportunity. The grounds are beautiful and living in a dorm will be a great adventure for any student. Please do not judge this university on the past but on the present achievements it has received.
Victoria from Charleston, WV

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