West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV, USA
3.88 Average Rating

The West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a STEM school and a campus of WVU in southern West Virginia. WVU Tech offers bachelor’s degrees in 34 scientific and technological majors. In addition to classroom facilities, the WVU Tech campus hosts numerous hands-on laboratories such as a biodiesel lab and animal behavior laboratory. Located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, WVU Tech provides access to numerous outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting.

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
53%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
76%
Out-Of-State Students
17%
80%
Submitting ACT
16%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 982
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,623
Total Number of Undergrads
1,623
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
56%
20-39 Students
39%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
7%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
19%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,447
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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.
$6,648
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.
$16,728
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.
$9,814
Books and Supplies
$900

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.
89%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,793
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.
89%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,935
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$9,003

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.
56%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,243
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.
$15,000
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
57%
43%
Student Organizations
29
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
35%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Golden Bears
School Colors
Gold/Navy Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

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

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charleston
Washington
Pittsburgh
Huntington
Charlotte
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
WVU Tech is a small populated University with students from all over the globe with diverse cultures and characteristics which gives WVU Tech its unique identity. The level and quality of education here is impeccable and the environment is study friendly. The sports at the University are also very competitive and are run by well qualified coaches with intentions to win and achieve great results.
Pieter from Montgomery, WV
Great school for Engineering. Small and quiet but love it. Everyone is friendly and the Dean is Boss.
Jackie from Columbia, MD