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.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
Average SAT Composite: 927

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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