West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Parkersburg, WV, USA
2.84 Average Rating

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is a 2-year community college with two locations serving seven counties. In addition to associate degrees from five academic divisions, WVU is the only public community college in the state accredited to offer bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration. Although WVU Parkersburg functions under an independent board of governors, it is still an affiliated institution with West Virginia University. Among WVU Parkersburg’s school traditions, the original school bell from the university’s founding is preserved and still used during commencement and other campus ceremonies.

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

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
2,561
Total Number of Undergrads
2,561
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
7%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
30%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,015
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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.
$3,552
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.
$7,920
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

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.
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$2,903
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.
68%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$2,428
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$720

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.
22%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$1,561
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.
$6,213
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.
$124
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,500
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What Students Are Saying

2.84 Average Rating
I would rate WVUP a five stars because, they take pride in everything that they set out to achieve. I was scared about going back to school but that fear disappeared after the first week, everyone I meat was willing to help.
Tabitha from Parkersburg, WV

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